Bernard joins the candidacy with a professional, academic and personal background in the Senior Care Business Management field. Having grown up and educated in Hamilton, Bernard attended St. Eugene’s Elementary, Bishop Ryan High school followed by a Post-Grad in Public Relations from Mohawk College. Bernard has lived in Hamilton/Stoney Creek for over 25 years.
Having previously run in the 2010 Municipal Ward 10 Election for Councilor, Bernard finished 2nd to the incumbent with 1,995 votes. Bernard visited over 6000 homes in the Ward and showed that with hard work and dedication anything is possible. It is this hard work and representation Bernard wants to bring as a trustee. Bernard believes transparency and open dialogue is necessary, and that open dialogue about our education system is a must, whether there are issues or not. “I believe that in being available to residents with concerns enables a trustee to get a clear idea of issues a trustee should bring to the forefront”
An active member of the Sons of Italy Men’s Soccer Team (Stoney Creek Crusader’s), Bernard believes that sports keep students healthy physically and mentally and encourages students to partake in physical exercise.