Gianfranco has been a hardworking resident of Ward 5 (under the new TCDSB Trustee Ward Boundaries) for over 20 years. As an active member of his community, Gianfranco has contributed to numerous projects and organizations supporting community wealth, development, and partnerships. He organizes the annual Dufferin and Lawrence Community Picnic and has worked closely with the Columbus Centre on cultural events and programs.
Gianfranco attended St. Charles Elementary School. He then completed High School at Chaminade College and went on to earn a diploma in Business Management from George Brown College. With 15 years of experience in customer service at “The Hudson’s Bay Company” Yorkdale location and 10 years at “Green For Life Environmental”, Gianfranco has gained extensive skills that can be applied to the role of School Trustee. He is well versed in management and conflict resolution, often leading teams and offering strategies for improvement. Further, Gianfranco has contributed to political campaigns in the municipal, provincial, and federal governments; supporting and standing for the rights of the community. Gianfranco has strong roots in this community as he was born and raised in the Dufferin-Lawrence neighbourhood, where his family continues to reside.
Gianfranco is dedicated to give the much needed attention to Catholic Schools in the ever-changing Ward 5 to improve them significantly. As our community and society on a larger scale, continue to change at a drastic rate, it is vital that parents and children are informed and equipped for the future.