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Thunder Bay District Municipal League

Job Opportunity:  Executive Director - The Thunder Bay District Municipal League

The Thunder Bay District Municipal League is currently seeking an Executive Director.  Working primarily from home on a casual basis, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing the administrative and organizational support to the organization and play a critical role in supporting the Executive and League Board. Must be an individual who can work unsupervised, can handle and prioritize multi-tasks and take initiative.

Please refer to the full job description  available on the TBDML website at: or email

Closing Date:  September 2, 2022


The first meeting for the organization of the League was held in Fort William on April 27, 1917 and was known as the Fort William District League.
Membership to the League is open to all incorporated municipalities in and around the District of Thunder Bay and its present memberships include all the communities in the District as well as the Municipality of Wawa and the Township of White River in the District of Algoma.

The Board consists of one member of council from each of the member communities and meets bi-monthly in the Township of Nipigon.  There are two general membership meetings, the Annual which is held on the first weekend in March and a Fall meeting held in the month of October or November.

The Margaret S. Sideen Award for Political Studies was established by the League at Lakehead University in 1985 and an award is made to a student annually. Margaret Sideen served as a Councillor for the Municipality of Paipoonge and was a dedicated supporter of the League and NOMA.  Margaret served as President of the League for two terms, 1967-68 and 1973-74.

Visit the Thunder Bay District Municipal League website


Executive Members

President  - Mayor Rick Dumas, Town of Marathon
1st Vice President - Councillor Rodney Swarek, Township of White River
2nd Vice President - Reeve Wendy Wright, Township of Gilles
Past President  - Mayor Wendy Landry, Municipality of Shuniah
Secretary-Treasurer - Beth Stewart


Member Municipalities

Town of Marathon
Municipality of Greenstone
Municipality of Neebing
Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge
Municipality of Shuniah
Township of Conmee
Township of Dorion
Township of Gillies
Township of Manitowadge
Township of Nipigon
Township of O'Connor
Township of Red Rock
Township of Schreiber
Township of Terrace Bay
Township of White River
Township of Hornepayne
City of Thunder Bay


Beth Stewart
343 Parker Rd, Gillies Township
RR 1
Kakabeka Falls ON  P0T 1W0
Telephone no. (807) 476-0927
Cell no. (807) 628-7654
Fax no. (807) 622-8246

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