This is Tony’s first term as a Conservation Authority Board Member, being appointed by Niagara Region 2015.
Tony was elected by his peers on the NPCA Board of Directors to serve as Chair of the Budget, Audit and Strategic Planning Committees. His background in air pollution control has provided the Board with an environmental lens
and a commitment to a solutions-based approach to conservation issues.
As Budget Chair, Tony has overseen both the re-balancing of the levy with Hamilton and Haldimand and found savings resulting in a 5% decrease in the Niagara share. Under his financial stewardship, the NPCA has also seen the four main recreation properties turn the corner from requiring taxpayer subsidies to creating revenue to reduce the burden on taxpayers
As Audit Chair, he has ensured that the financial statements are clear, concise and accurate, immediately addressing any concerns identified by the Auditor.
Finally, He has been leading the charge on the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan, ensuring a broad-based consultation with all stakeholders in the Niagara Peninsula watershed.
Tony is one of the most active Board Members at NPCA, ensuring the concerns of Niagara and Grimsby are heard.