Mayor & Council

Elliot Lake's City Council 2018 - 2022

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Mayor Dan Marchisella

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  • Born and raised in Elliot Lake.
  • Married to Misty, with three children: Brody, Logan and Hope.
  • First elected Mayor in 2014 and again in October 2018

  • Presided over Council and sat on multiple committees 

  • Spent six years with the Canadian Forces, with one tour to Afghanistan.
  • Graduated with honours from the Business program at Algonquin College.
  • Completed multiple courses on budgeting, procurement and ethics while employed with the Public Service for the Department of National Defence.
  • Committed to the development of sustainable industry for Elliot Lake, a diversification of recreation for all age groups and free competitive practice for business growth.

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Councillor Luc Cyr

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  • Residing in Elliot Lake since 1974 except for a 9 year period from 1988-1996.
  • Husband to Nancy and a father to Danielle.
  • Fully Bilingual in French and English.
  • Managing a local grocery store since 1998.
  • Committed to economic growth and to ensuring long term sustainability.
  • Welcomes residents to communicate their concerns and needs.
  • Supports improving city accessibility for all residents.
  • Dedicated to work restore trust, fairness and openness of City Council.

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Councillor Ed Pearce

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  • Graduate of the University of Saskatchewan
  • Background in Communications and Marketing
  • Active in a wide range of Community affairs
  • Former Chair of the Community Liaison Committee and Residential Commission
  • Currently a Director of ELNOS and Chair of The Solutions Group
  • Dedicated to Economic Development and Diversification
  • Married to Dianna McInnes who was raised in Elliot Lake. We have three sons and five grandchildren.
  • An avid gardener, poor golfer and cross word puzzle addict.

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Councillor Norman Mann

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  • Lifelong resident of Elliot Lake
  • Received an Honours Commerce Degree from the University of Windsor in 1993.
  • Employed with Huron Lodge as their Chief Executive Officer.
  • Three time past President of the Rotary Club of Elliot Lake and Paul Harris Fellow.
  • Current trustee with St. Joseph's General Hospital.
  • Wants continued prosperity for future generations of Elliot Lake residents including his children.
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Councillor Chris Patrie

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  • Born and raised in Elliot Lake.
  • Owns and operates a local business with wife Kelli.
  • Active in the community while raising two daughters.
  • Committed to community growth and expansion as well as a stable tourism economy.
  • Welcomes input, comments and any concerns residents may have with an open mind.

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Councillor Sandy Finamore
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  • 37 year resident of Elliot Lake, married for 40 years to David Finamore
  • Mom of four amazing adults Jodie (Ottawa), Maggie (Elliot Lake), David Jr. (Halifax) and Pamela (Elliot Lake).
  • Grandmother of Chloe, Grace, Amelie, and Franky.
  • Works for St. Joseph General Hospital at Oaks Withdrawal Management Service.
  • Live a life of gratitude by staying involved in a community that has given her family so much.

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Councillor Tom Turner

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  • Citizen of Elliot Lake since 1995
  • Happily married to Terri and proud father of two sons with two gorgeous granddaughters.
  • Educated at UWO and RMC.
  • Manages and operates a local business.
  • Active volunteer and strong supporter of community organizations.

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Council 2014 - 2018 


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2014 - 2018 Council:

  • Mayor Dan Marchisella 
  • Luc Cyr (Deputy Mayor)
  • Norman Mann
  • Tammy VanRoon
  • Ed Pearce (sworn in on October 10, 2017 following the resignation of Candace Martin)
  • Chris Patrie (sworn in on November 13, 2017 following the resignation of Scot Reinhardt)
  • Sandy Finamore (sworn in on April 9, 2018 following the resignation of Connie Nykyforak)

Click here for the 2014 Official Municipal Council and School Board Election Results (PDF File)