As the Executive Assistant for Ward 9, Tim is primarily responsible for agenda and issues management, communications, assists on policy and legislative matters, and works closely with the Councillor on Ward 9 planning and development files. Tim also supports the Councillor's work in Council meetings, and on the Environment & Climate Change Committee. Tim is an award-winning communications consultant who has worked in and around politics and public policy for more than 25-years, supporting senior decision-makers in both the public and private sectors. Tim will complete his PhD in Canadian Politics and Political Theory in early 2023. Tim has always been active in his communities. As is a former board member and chair of the planning committee for the Centretown Community Citizens Association and has served on various volunteer boards within his communities. He spends much of his spare time learning about fairness and balance from his teenage daughter.