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Leadership team

Information about the City’s leadership team and corporate structure.

City Manager and CAO

Paul A. Mitcham, P.Eng., MBA

Phone: 905-896-5550
Email: city.manager@mississauga.ca

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Mandate

Our mandate is to liaise with Council and work with them to set the City’s policy direction; provide advice and support to internal business partners that enables them to advance the City’s strategic vision, protects their business operations and manages risk. We also work closely with our business community to support, enhance and expand Mississauga’s business sector.

Divisions

  • Economic Development
  • Internal Audit
  • Legal Services

Commissioner Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer

Portrait of Commissioner Gary Kent

Gary Kent, CPA, CGA, ICD.D

Phone: 905-615-3200 Ext. 5265
Email: gary.kent@mississauga.ca

Corporate Services Mandate

Our mandate is to support our business partners in the delivery of programs and services to our community. We do this by providing innovative, timely and professional advice and service in the areas of information technology, communications, facilities management, procurement, revenue services, financial planning and management, human resources and legislative services.

Divisions

  • Strategic Communications
  • Facilities and Property Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legislative Services, Office of the City Clerk
  • Revenue, Materiel Management

Commissioner Community Services

Portrait of Commissioner Shari Lichterman

Shari Lichterman, CPA

Phone: 905-615-3200 Ext. 3071
Email: community.services@mississauga.ca

Community Services Mandate

Our mandate is to provide programs, services and opportunities that deliver on our citizen’s leisure and recreational needs; support their educational and informational pursuits; enrich their lives with unique cultural experiences and resources; and allow them to enjoy Mississauga’s diverse green spaces. We are also responsible for emergency planning initiatives that support city-wide preparedness and protecting, educating and responding to our citizen’s fire and emergency needs.

Divisions

  • Culture
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Library
  • Parks, Forestry and Environment
  • Recreation

Commissioner Transportation and Works

Portrait of Commissioner Geoff Wright

Geoff Wright, P.Eng., MBA

Phone: 905-615-3200 Ext. 4940
Email: geoff.wright@mississauga.ca

Transportation and Works Mandate

Our mandate is to ensure that the department continues to focus on four main areas; Urban Mobility, Asset Management, Service Delivery, and People and Culture. This will ensure that we progress the City’s vision for a multi-modal transportation system that enhances our existing transit service operations and provides convenient choices for our citizens and those travelling through our city. We ensure the City’s roadways, bridges, sidewalks and related assets are well planned, constructed and maintained. We are also responsible for an effective storm water management system that safeguards public and private infrastructure and property; and enhances water quality. We provide information, support and guidance to internal business partners, citizens and land owners regarding development applications and seasonal programs; we enforce compliance with municipal by-laws and maintain order, safety and community standards in our community.

Divisions

  • Enforcement
  • Infrastructure Planning and Engineering
  • Hurontario LRT Project Office
  • MiWay
  • Traffic Management and Municipal Parking
  • Works Operations and Maintenance

Commissioner Planning and Building

Portrait of Commissioner Andrew Whittemore

Andrew Whittemore, M.U.R.P.

Phone: 905-615-3200 Ext. 5561
Email: andrew.whittemore@mississauga.ca

Planning and Building Mandate

Our mandate is to provide information, advice and support to Council, internal business partners, citizens, developers, consultants and land owners regarding the land development approval process – from the planning of raw land through the processing of development applications and building permit issuance to final building inspections. We are also responsible for providing data and advice on matters affecting the planning and development of the City.

Divisions

  • Building
  • City Planning Strategies
  • Development and Design