BIA Board of Management

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BIA Board of Management

The Uptown Leamington Business Improvement Area was created by Council by the approval of by-law 3007, 323-13, 3022, and 04-21 and includes over 200 businesses in the BIA defined area. The mandate of the BIA is to develop the uptown core through beautification, general improvements and upgrades, promotion, events and marketing.

To review the roles and responsibilities of the Board, refer to BIA Procedural By-law 01-21.


Committee Composition

The BIA Board of Directors consists of nine (9) Directors appointed by Council as follows:

a)     two members of Council;

b)     the remaining Directors selected by a vote of the Members of the BIA and recommended for appointment to Council.

Non-voting members include Wendy Parsons of the Leamington Chamber of Commerce and Michelle Fortier, the BIA Coordinator.

BIA Board of Management Directors

  • Chad Robinson, Chair
  • Christie Reid, Vice-Chair
  • Gerard Rood, Secretary
  • Shelly Gabriele Gale, Treasurer
  • Shawn Bodle, Board Member
  • Patricia Vance, Board Member
  • Chad Riley, Board Member
  • Tim Wilkinson, Council Representative
  • Trevor Jones, Council Representative

Non-voting members

  • Wendy Parsons, Chamber of Commerce
  • Michelle Fortier, BIA Coordinator
Agenda and Minutes

Please click the following link to view Agendas, Minutes and Attachments: 

Business Improvement Area (BIA) Tax Process

Please see below a step-by-step guide to the BIA Tax Process.



For more information on the BIA, please visit: 


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