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Member Henry D'Angela

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Henry D'Angela rejoins the Niagara Police Services Board as its citizen appointee/community representative.  Mr. D'Angela, who previously served on the Board from December 2010 to December 2014 as a Regional Councillor representative and held the Board Chair position for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, was re-appointed by Niagara Regional Council to the Board effective March 28, 2019 for the remaining term of this Council. 

Mr. D’Angela has been elected to different positions that first started when he was elected Commissioner for the Thorold Hydro Electric Commission in 1997. He was elected to Thorold Council in 2000 and in 2006 was elected Mayor for the City of Thorold which included serving on Niagara Regional Council. Following his term as Mayor, Mr. D'Angela served two terms as Thorold’s elected Regional Councillor beginning in 2010.  During his capacity as Mayor and Regional Councillor, Mr. D'Angela had been appointed to the Niagara Regional Housing Board since 2006 and was elected Chair in January 2017. He has held many positions during his three terms on Regional Council such as Chair of the Niagara Police Services Board, Chair of the Region’s Audit Committee, Chair of Region’s Investment Committee, Co-Chair of the Region’s Corporate Services Committee, and Vice-Chair of the Region’s Budget Committee. In addition, he served as a member of the Niagara Regional Housing Alternative Service Delivery Committee and member of the Public Health and Social Services Committee.

 Renowned for his tireless and generous community involvement, Mr. D'Angela continues to volunteer for various community groups. He currently serves as Treasurer of the Welland Canal Foundation and has been appointed by the City of Thorold to the Committee of Adjustments and Thorold Municipal Non-Profit Housing Board.  Mr. D'Angela is a past Board Chair for the Niagara Sports Commission and was a member of the successful 2021 Canada Summer Games Bid Committee. He has coached many minor league hockey and baseball teams.  He currently coaches a high school baseball team and is the convener/organizer of the Henderson’s High School Baseball Tournament.

 Mr. D'Angela holds a degree with a major in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and has operated an accounting firm for over 25 years specializing in corporate and personal tax planning. He is a lifelong resident of Thorold and is married to his wife Rina and they have two children, Julie and Kyle.