Toxic blue-green algae has been confirmed at Pier 4 Beach in Hamilton Harbour.  Do not come into contact with the water. City of Hamilton conducting clean up along parts of the Hamilton Harbour shoreline.

 
Accountability

City Organization

Administrative Structure

City Manager - Janette Smith
Executive Assistant to City Manager - Rosanna Melatti


GM Healthy & Safe Communities (HSC) 
Grace Mater (Acting)
Admin Coord HSC - Lynn Martinello

GM Finance & Corporate Services
Mike Zegarac
Admin Coord Corp - Shannon Leenders

GM Public Works
Craig Murdoch (Acting)
Admin Coord PW - Nancy Wunderlich
Acting Admin Coord PW - Kathy Albers (effective October 30, 2021)

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

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

 

City Manager's Office

City Manager - Janette Smith
Executive Assistant to City Manager - Rosanna Melatti


GM Healthy & Safe Communities
Grace Mater (Acting)

GM Finance & Corporate Services 
Mike Zegarac

GM Public Works
Craig Murdoch (Acting)

GM Planning & Economic Development
Jason Thorne

Chief Digital Officer & Director of Innovation 
Cyrus Tehrani

  • CityLAB
  • Digital Transformation & Smart City Strategy
  • Open Data Strategy
  • Revenue Generation
  • Performance Measurement

CEO CityHousing Hamilton
Tom Hunter

Director and Auditor General, Office of the City Auditor
Charles Brown

Executive Director, Human Resources
Lora Fontana

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

Director, Communications & Strategic Initiatives
Matthew Grant

  • Communications
  • Digital Communications
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • ​Creative Services

Director, Government & Community Relations
Morgan Stahl

  • Government & Stakeholder Relations
  • Community Initiatives
  • City Enrichment Fund

 

Healthy & Safe Communities

GM Healthy & Safe Communities - Grace Mater (Acting)
Administrative Coordinator HSC - Lynn Martinello


Director Ontario Works
Bonnie Elder

  • Eligibility Review
  • Business & Systems Support
  • Eligibility Verification Process
  • Ontario Works

Director Housing Services
Edward John

  • Homelessness Policy & Programs
  • Emergency Shelter & Residential Care Facilities Subsidy Program (formerly Domiciliary Hostel)
  • Investment/Affordable Housing
  • Social Housing

Director Children’s Services and Neighbourhood Development
Jessica Chase

  • Directly Operated Child Care
  • Life Skills and Case Management
  • Early Years System Management
  • Age Friendly Hamilton
  • Urban Indigenous Strategy
  • Neighbourhood Development
  • Business Supports
  • Planning, Performance and Evaluation

Director Recreation
Chris Herstek

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

Senior Administrator Lodges
Holly Odoardi

  • Macassa Lodge
  • Wentworth Lodge

Chief, Hamilton Fire Department
David R. (Dave) Cunliffe

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

Office of the Chief, Hamilton Paramedic Service
Michael Sanderson, Chief

  • Strategic direction
  • Budget and financial oversight

Operations Section
Hal Klassen, Deputy Chief

  • Deployment
  • Personal management
  • Facilities, equipment and vehicles
  • Special event coverage

Performance & Development Section
Russell Crocker, Deputy Chief

  • Public education & media relations
  • Education and clinical development
  • Recruitment
  • Community paramedic programs
    including public access defibrillators
  • System performance monitoring

Medical Officer of Health, Public Health Services - Office of the Medical Officer of Health
Dr. Elizabeth Richardson
Administrative Coordinator MOH - Krislyn Fernandes

Associate Medical Officers of Health

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

Director, Public Health Services - Epidemiology, Wellness & Communicable Disease Control 
Michelle Baird

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Vaccine Program
  • ADGS/MHSO
  • Alcohol, Drugs & Gambling Services / Mental Health, Street Outreach
  • Sexual Health & Substance Misuse Prevention
  • Business Operations
  • Epidemiology & Evaluation
  • Health Strategy & Health Equity

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, Chief Nursing Officer

  • 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

Corporate Services

GM Finance & Corporate Services - Mike Zegarac
Administrative Coordinator - Corp - Shannon Leenders


Director Customer Service, POA & Financial Integrations
Cindy Mercanti

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

Director Financial Planning, Administration & Policy
Brian McMullen

  • 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
Andrea Holland 

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

City Solicitor
Stephen Spracklin

  • 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
Norm Schleehahn

  • Business Development
  • Business Incubator
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business
  • Urban Renewal
  • Hamilton Farmers' Market

Director, Planning & Chief Planner
Stephen Robichaud

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

Director, Tourism & Culture
Carrie Brooks-Joiner

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

Director, Licensing and By-law Services
Monica Ciriello 

  • Animal Services
  • Licensing
  • Municipal Law Enforcement

Senior Director, Growth Management
Tony Sergi

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

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 - Craig Murdoch (Acting)
Administrative Coordinator - PW - Nancy Wunderlich
Acting Administrative Coordinator - PW - Kathy Albers (effective October 30, 2021)


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

Director, Engineering Services
Gord McGuire

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

Director, Environmental Services
Cynthia Graham (Acting)

  • Forestry & Horticulture
  • Parks & Cemeteries
  • Landscape Architectural Services
  • Business Programs

Director, Hamilton Water
Nick Winters (Acting) - effective November 1, 2021

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

Director, Transportation Operations & Maintenance
Mike Field (Acting)

  • Roadway Maintenance
  • Transportation Operations
  • Business Initiatives

Director, Transit
Maureen Cosyn Heath

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

Director, Corporate Asset Management
Pat Leishman

  • Asset management plan & strategy

Chief Road Official (CRO)
Edward Soldo

Director, Waste Management
Angela Storey

  • Waste Collection
  • Recycling & Waste Disposal