Mario, his wife and three children are proud Caledon residents. He is a passionate advocate for his community, as evidenced by his active roles as a board member of both Caledon Community Services & Boys and Girls Club of Peel, as well as various sports organizations. Mario’s education background includes a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology from the University of Toronto, as well as post-graduate certificates from Kikkawa College, R.M.T (Registered Massage Therapist), and CSNN as R.H.N, Holistic Nutritionist.
Mario knows the value small businesses bring to the community and has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, having owned and operated multiple food and dessert businesses throughout Peel over the past twenty years.
Concurrently he has over twenty-five years of practical experience in various roles in real estate consulting and advising, property management, as well as construction supervision and management.
Mario is committed wholeheartedly to the Town of Caledon and the position of Regional Councillor for Wards 4-5-6. As a result of this commitment, he has recently resigned from his role as a sitting Member of the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly the LPAT and OMB) where he was entrusted to adjudicate on land planning issues throughout the province of Ontario.
Mario has extensive experience in the private sector and the world of small business as well as a proven track record in public service. Mario has had the honour of serving as Chair of the Committee of Adjustment for the Municipality of Brampton, in the Region of Peel, as well as citizen-based panels for Parks and Rec Master Plans and OP reviews, and the Trillium Grant Review Team for Halton-Peel and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.