City Organization

Administrative Structure

Interim City Manager - Mike Zegarac
Executive Assistant to City Manager - Darlene Barber


GM Healthy & Safe Communities (HSC) 
Paul Johnson
Admin Coord HSC - Lynn Martinello

GM Finance & Corporate Services
Brian McMullen (Acting)
Admin Coord Corp - Diana Mallard

GM Public Works
Dan McKinnon
Admin Coord PW - Nancy Wunderlich

GM Planning & Economic Development
Jason Thorne
Admin Coord P&ED - Clementina D'Onofrio

Executive Director, Human Resouces
Lora Fontana
Admin Coord HR - Cheryl Lafferty

 

City Manager's Office

Interim City Manager - Mike Zegarac
Executive Assistant to City Manager - Darlene Barber


GM Healthy & Safe Communities
Paul Johnson

GM Finance & Corporate Services 
Brian McMullen (Acting)

GM Public Works
Dan McKinnon

GM Planning & Economic Development
Jason Thorne

Chief Digital Officer
Andrea McKinney

  • CityLAB
  • Digital Strategy
  • Open Data Program
  • Smart City Program

CEO CityHousing Hamilton
Tom Hunter

Director Audit Services
Charles Brown

Executive Director, Human Resouces
Lora Fontana

  • Access & Equity, Human Rights
  • HR Systems & Operations
  • Employee & Labour Relations
  • Talent Management
  • Health, Safety & Wellness
  • Organizational Development

Director Strategic Partnerships & Communications
John Hertel

  • Hamilton Farmers' Market
  • Revenue Generation
  • Land Development
  • City Enrichment Fund
  • Communications
  • Performance Measurement

 

Healthy & Safe Communities

GM Healthy & Safe Communities - Paul Johnson
Administrative Coordinator HSC - Lynn Martinello


Director Ontario Works
Bonnie Elder (Acting)

  • Eligibility Review
  • Family Support
  • Business & Systems Support
  • Addiction Services
  • Eligibility Verification Process
  • Employment Services
  • Helping Hands
  • Ontario Works

Director Housing Services
Vicki Woodcox (Acting)

  • Homelessness Policy & Programs
  • Domiciliary Hostel & Emergency Shelter
  • Investment/Affordable Housing
  • Social Housing

Director Children's & Home Management Services
Grace Mater

  • Child Care Systems
  • Early Years Systems
  • Red Hill Family Centre
  • Home Management
  • Business Support
  • Department Planning

Director Neighbourhood & Community Initiatives
Grace Mater (Acting)

  • Citizen Engagement
  • Communications
  • Immigration
  • Neighbourhood Development
  • Age Friendly Hamilton
  • Urban Indigenous Strategy

Director Recreation
Chris Herstek

  • Arena Operations
  • Aquatics
  • Business Support
  • Program Development
  • Recreation Centres
  • Seniors
  • Sports Policy & Allocation

Senior Administrator Lodges
Shawn Gadsby (Acting)

  • Macassa Lodge
  • Wentworth Lodge

Chief, Hamilton Fire Department
Dave Cunliffe

  • Corporate Radio System
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire Services: Emergency Response, Fire Dispatch, Training, Mechanical & Stores
  • Fire Prevention, Public Education & Community Safety & Planning

Chief, Hamilton Paramedic Service
Michael Sanderson

  • Community Neighbourhood Public Education & Programs
  • Emergency Medical Response & Patient Transportation
  • Logistics & Planning
  • Professional Standards & Continuous Quality Improvement

Medical Officer of Health, Public Health Services - Office of the Medical Officer of Health
Dr. Elizabeth Richardson

Associate Medical Officers of Health

  • Dr. Ninh Tran
  • Dr. Bartholomew (Bart) Harvey

Director, Public Health Services - Communicable Disease Control & Wellness
Michelle Baird (Acting)

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Vaccine Program
  • ADGS/MHSO
  • Mental Health & Harm Reduction

Director, Public Health Services - Healthy Environments
Kevin McDonald

  • Tobacco Control & Prevention
  • Vector Borne Disease
  • Safe Water
  • Health Hazards
  • Food Safety
  • Chronic Disease Prevention, Cancer Prevention, Activity, Friendly Communities
  • Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Food Systems, Workplace Health

Director, Public Health Services - Healthy Families
Jennifer Vickers-Manzin (CNO)

  • Child & Adolescent Services
  • Child Health, Nutrition
  • Child Health, Parenting & Child Safety
  • Community Dental Services
  • Elementary School Program
  • Secondary School Program
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children Team 1 & 2
  • Reproductive Health/Early ID

Director, Public Health Services - Planning & Business Improvement
Michelle Baird

  • Business Operations
  • Epidemiology & Evaluation
  • Health Strategy & Health Equity

Corporate Services

GM Finance & Corporate Services - Brian McMullen (Acting)
Administrative Coordinator - Corp - Diana Mallard


Director Customer Service, POA
Cindy Mercanti

  • Customer Contact Centre
  • Municipal Service Centres
  • Service Channel
  • Provincial Offences Administration Office

Director Finance & Administration
Rick Male (Acting)

Director Financial Planning & Policy
Cindy Mercanti (Acting)

  • Capital Budgets & Development
  • Current Budgets & Fiscal Planning
  • Investments
  • Finance & Administration

Director Financial Services, Taxation & Corporate Controller
Rick Male

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Business Applications
  • Payroll & Pensions
  • Procurement
  • Tax Appeals
  • Tax Billings & Collections
  • Tax Customer Service

Director Information Technology
Maria McChesney

  • Business Applications
  • Infrastructure & Operations
  • Security & Technology

City Clerk
Janet Pilon (Acting)

  • Elections/Print & Mail
  • Legislative Services
  • Records/Freedom of Information

City Solicitor
Nicole Auty

  • Commercial/ Development/ Policy (CDP)
  • Dispute Resolution (DR)
  • Risk Management
  • POA
  • LRT - PAU (Legal)

 

Planning & Economic Development

GM Planning & Economic Development - Jason Thorne
Administrative Coordinator P&ED - Clementina D'Onofrio


Director Strategic Initiatives
Marty Hazell

  • Parking Operations & Maintenance
  • Parking Enforcement & School Safety
  • P&ED Leadership Initiatives
  • AMANDA Technoology & Services

Strategic Advisor, Open for Business Initiatives
Rob Lalli

Strategic Advisor, Waterfront
Chris Phillips

Director, Building & Chief Building Official
Ed VanderWindt

  • Building Engineering & Zoning
  • Building Inspections
  • Plan Examination

Director, Economic Development
Glen Norton

  • Business Development
  • Business Incubator
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business
  • Urban Renewal

Director, Planning & Chief Planner
Stephen Robichaud

  • Community Planning & GIS Services
  • Development Planning, Heritage & Design
  • Policy Planning & Zoning By-law Reform

Director, Tourism & Culture
Anna Bradford

  • Events
  • Cultural Development
  • Heritage Resource Management
  • Public Art & Projects
  • Tourism & Creative Industries

Director, Licensing and By-law Services
Ken Leendertse

  • Animal Services
  • Licensing
  • Municipal Law Enforcement

Senior Director, Growth Management
Antonio Sergi

  • Construction
  • Development Engineering
  • Engineering Approvals
  • Growth Planning
  • Infrastructure Planning

Director, LRT
Kris Jacobson

  • Communications and Engagement
  • Technical Coordination Team

Director, Transportation Planning and Parking 
Brian Hollingworth

  • Hamilton Municipal Parking System
  • Transportation Master Plan
  • Sustainable Mobility Program
  • Cycling, Truck Route, and Pedestrian Master Plans
  • Complete Livable Better Streets 

 

Public Works

GM Public Works - Dan McKinnon
Administrative Coordinator - PW - Nancy Wunderlich


Director, Energy, Fleet & Facilities
Rom D’Angelo

  • Central Fleet
  • Energy Initiatives
  • Facilities Operations & Maintenance (Corporate)
  • Facilities Operations & Maintenance (Community)
  • Strategic Planning & Capital Compliance
  • Facilities Planning & Business Support
  • Golf & Stadium Operations

Director, Engineering Services
Gord McGuire

  • Asset Management
  • Construction
  • Design
  • Geomatics & Corridor Management
  • Waterfront Development

Director, Environmental Services
Craig Murdoch

  • Forestry & Horticulture
  • Parks & Cemeteries
  • Waste Collection
  • Recycling & Waste Disposal
  • Landscape Architectural Services
  • Operations Support

Director, Hamilton Water
Andrew Grice

  • Compliance & Regulations
  • Woodward Upgrades
  • Water & Wastewater Operations
  • Water & Wastewater Planning & Capital

Director Operations
Betty Matthews-Malone
Edward Soldo (effective July 31, 2018)

  • Capital Rehabilitation & Technical Operations
  • Roads & Maintenance

Director, Transit
Debbie Dalle Vedove

  • Special Projects
  • Transit Fleet Maintenance
  • Transit Operations
  • Customer Experience & Innovation
  • Transit Planning & Infrastructure
  • Transit Support Services

Director/Associate General Manager Transportation
John Mater

  • Transportation Planning Services
  • Traffic Operations & Engineering
  • Policy & Programs