Police Services Board
The Sault Ste. Marie Police Services Board oversees municipal policing in our community. The board currently has six members; two municipal appointees, two provincial appointees, a community representative and board administrator. To contact the board please call the board administrator, Sarah Miles, at 705-949-6300 ext. 343.
Chair - Provincial Appointee
John has been a member of the Police Services Board since 2015. He is a retired Superintendent of Education from the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board with 37 year of service. As Superintendent, John's portfolio included Safe Schools, Human Resources, including contract negotiations, and oversight of the IT department. Most recently, John has accepted a position with SalDan Developments. John brings a wealth of experience and community involvement. He looks forward to continuing to serve the people of Sault Ste. Marie and giving back to this community.
Vice Chair - Provincial Appointee
Ian has a long history with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Services Board having been a member off and on since 2005, including having previously served as Board Chair. He is a retired Regional Advertising Director with 40 years in the Newspaper Industry. He also has 50 years of experience with coaching soccer at all levels, is the former director of The SSM Chamber of Commerce, a member of SSM Medal of Merit Committee, a past member of The SSM Community Service Board, Honorary Life Member Sault Amateur Soccer Association, past Master and DDGM of The Masonic Fraternity, President of The Sault Shrine Club, member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25, Director of The SSM Humane Society.
Eva was raised in Mississauga First Nation but has called Sault Ste. Marie, Baawaating, home for the last 20 years. Eva received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto, Honours Bachelors of Social Work and Bachelors of Arts degree in Anishinaabemowin from Algoma University. She sits on various grassroots committees including Indigenous Women's Anti-Violence Task Force and Kiigadowaak, Grandmother's Council. Eva owns Trailblazing Beads and is a registered Social Worker.
A photo will be added soon.
Marchy recently retired from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation as a Records Management Specialist after 29 years.
He has a long history of civil service. Currently in his fourth consecutive term as a member of city council, he represents the people of Ward 4. His experience on local boards is extensive, including as a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Services Board from 2016-2018.
Marchy also spent time on the boards of the Conservation Authority, Social Services, the City of Sault Ste. Marie Finance Committee, the hiring committee for the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the city and the Chief of Police, and a decade on the Huron Superior Catholic District School board, including five years as Chair.
In retirement, Marchy continue to serves the community and is committed to improving the quality of life for the people of this community.
To Be Determined
A second municipal member of the Police Services Board is yet to be named. When a new member is appointed, a biography and a picture will be posted here.
Sarah grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and is currently an employee with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, working in Investigation Services. She has occupied a wide variety of positions within the Service, including having provided administrative support to Executive Management. Sarah has served as the Board Administrator since 2016.
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- March 30, 2023 - Held April 6, 2023
- April - Cancelled
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