Councillor Tim Whalen is serving his first term on regional council. He was first elected as a councillor for the City of Thorold in 2003 and has served four terms. The last term was as deputy mayor.
He is the CEO of the Thorold Community Credit Union, and has over 45 years in financial management, including a major chartered bank and over 32 years in the credit union system. He was past treasurer for over 25 years with the West St. Catharines Business Association.
As a councillor with the City of Thorold, Councillor Whalen was a liaison to the:
Councillor Whalen has over thirty years coaching minor sports including minor hockey, baseball, soccer and girls all-star fastball and enjoys playing hockey in the St. Catharines over 45 Hockey League as goaltender. He has been married to his wife Joanne for over 45 years and has three children and 11 grandchildren.