Niagara Region is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Sergi as the Region’s new Commissioner of Planning and Development Services.
"The role of Commissioner of Planning and Development Services is an important one, especially as we continue work on Niagara’s new Official Plan – a project that will have far-reaching impacts on our community for years to come. I along with all of Regional Council, look forward to working with Michelle as we make progress on this project, and the many others undertaken by our Planning and Development Services staff."
~ Regional Chair Jim Bradley
"The importance of the work undertaken by the Region’s Planning and Development Services – whether it be managing development approvals, planning for the future of our communities or designing policies to protect Niagara’s natural environment, cannot be underestimated. Michelle’s experience and leadership will be critical as we work to ensure that Niagara’s social and economic future is one we can be proud of."
~ Regional Councillor Diana Huson, Chair, Planning and Economic Development Committee
"Michelle’s years of experience and unique expertise in her field will be valuable assets, both within the Planning and Development Services Department, and across the organization, as we work together to move forward on Council’s Strategic Priorities. I’m excited to welcome her to Niagara Region."
~ Acting Chief Administrative Officer Ron Tripp
"There are many exciting initiatives and projects underway at Niagara Region. I’m excited for the opportunity to work with the talented team in Planning and Development Services, other Regional staff, our local municipal partners and business community to move these important projects forward."
~ Michelle Sergi, Commissioner of Planning and Development Services