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Community Involvement

Frank's involvement with the community of Thunder Bay is a reflection of his keen interest in being of service to others, which goes behind a professional interest. He truly cares about this community and its future; from the church, to the arts, to health care, to business organizations, to training boards, to technology and innovation, to economic development, to task force on poverty... and the list goes on.
 
As a Certified Management Accountant, Frank also brings a wealth of professional experience in his volunteer work with many worthwhile Not-for-Profit and community-based organizations.
 
Frank believes in education and in August 2010 completed his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Lakehad University.
 
 
Below are just some of frank's involvement in the community.
 
 
Frank has been a director since 1999 and the Co-Chair of Business at the North Superior Workforce Planning Board.
 
On May 2011 he received the Province of Ontario 10-Year Volunteer Services Award for his contribution to the Planning Board and workforce development in Thunder Bay and region.
 
On the right, with Madge Richardson (Executive Director of NSWPB), Elaine Kerr (Co-Chair of Labour NSWPB) and John Mason (Mining Specialist at the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission) on the occasion of the Mining Forum in Thunder Bay on February 15, 2012. 
 
 
Mining Forum, Feb. 15, 2012
 
 
 
Councillor at Large for the City of Thunder Bay from 2014-2018 (Chair of Budget and Finance and Children and Youth Advocate), from 2006 to 2010 (Chair of the Audit Committee and Vice Chair of the Administrative Services Committee); and 1994-1997 (Director on the Economic Development Commission and Director on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities).  
 
On the left - Frank with the Board of the Chair of Italian Studies at Lakehead University. During 2004-05 the Directors matched $150,000 of the Arthur Mauro challenge to the Italian community of Thunder Bay and helped raise over $300,000 for the Advanced Technology Centre Building (ATAC) at Lakehead University. 
 
 
Right Photo - Frank and members of the North Superior Workforce Planning Board receiving the Chamber of Commerce Award of Excellence for Not-For-Profit Organizations in 2005 
 
The North Superior Training Board also won the Chamber of Commerce Quality Award in 2006

Frank is a past Board member of Magnus Theatre

A Forth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus

Currently a Member of the Holy Name Society and Lector at St. Anthony Church
 
Chamber of Commerce Awards 2005
 
Da Vinci Care Beyond Compare
Past President of the Da Vinci Centre and Chairman of the Public Relations Committee.
 
Past committee member of the Fundraising Campaign for St. Joseph's Hospital 

Past committee member of Magnus Theatre Capital Campaign Advisory Council 

Past Board member of the Community Auditorium, Heart of the Harbour Business Improvement Area and Task Force on Poverty.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Director on the Board of the Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) (Representing City Council from 2006-2010 and 1994-1997)
 
 
Past Chairman of the Public Relation Committee and Investment Committee
 
Member of the International Business Committees of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
 
Past Chairman of the Downtown Cores Revitalization Advisory Committee, and Casino Committee

Past Board member of the Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre

Past Board member of the Northwest-Midwest Alliance
(Representing the Chamber of Commerce)
 
NMA
 
The NMA was instrumental in opening up opportunities with the US Midwest especially in the area of Information Technology. In fact many local companies have successfully done and continue to do businesses in the US.
Pasta Plant Investors
Frank with the Prospective Investors visiting the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool 7 on the
Thunder Bay Waterfront
 
Innovation

Past Financial Officer of the Italian Society of Port Arthur, and Vice-Chairman of the Public Relations Committee
 
Past director and founding member of the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association and Chairman of the Planning Committee
 

Festa Italiana


Left - With Micheal Gravelle, Tony Tarsitano, Pietro Andricciola at the Festa Italiana
 

In the picture to the right, he is enjoying a day of golf with the CMA team at the L.U. Alumni Golf Tournament.
Lakehead Alumni
 
Past Treasurer of the National Congress of Italian Canadians, Thunder Bay District.
 
Frank has remained involved with the Lakehead University Alumni and participates in many functions on campus and throughout the community.
 

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