Phil’s experience

Youth development

  • FIRST Robotics – FIRST Senior Mentor (Ontario District), Ontario District Senior Volunteer Coordinator, consultant to HWCDSB Robotics program.
  • Army Cadet League – Support Committee Chair, League Liaison Officer
  • Leadership roles in youth athletics – soccer, track & field, basketball, baseball

Education/HWCDSB experience

  • Trustee Ward 12 & 13 for 2018 – 2022 term
  • MPP Ted McMeekin’s Community Roundtable on Education – Community rep
  • Accommodations Committee for new Catholic elementary school in Waterdown
  • Chair & member Guardian Angels Catholic School Council
  • Chair St. Mary Catholic Secondary School Council (two terms)
  • St. Mary CSS 40th Anniversary Committee – Alumni representative
  • Halton Catholic District School Board Emergency Supply Staff
  • Mohawk College Continuing Education Part-Time Instructor


  • City of Hamilton budget & finance experience (communication, managerial accountability, volunteer committee budget responsibility)

Parish/Catholic service

  • Minister of the Word
  • Past Grand Knight, Deputy Grand Knight, Trustee
  • Seminarian Internship Committee Chair

Community development

  • Author of City of Hamilton’s Clean & Green strategy
  • Neighbourhood Development Strategy community liaison for Public Works