Councillor Geoff Lorentz

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Geoff Lorentz was re-elected to Regional Council in 2018 representing Kitchener. Geoff is a lifelong resident of Kitchener and was elected to Kitchener City Council from 2008 to 2010. He previously served on Regional Council from 1991 to 2000 as a City of Kitchener Council appointee.

Geoff is retired from Canada Post where he was employed for 38 years. The former owner of Winexpert Kitchener, Geoff is currently the on-site property manager for several Commercial properties owned by the Voisin Group of Companies. He is also the owner of a small business.

Geoff is an Honorary Life Director for United Way Waterloo Region Communities and volunteered for the Heart and Stroke Foundation for a number of years. He has also been a member of the KW Oktoberfest Advisory Council for over 33 years. 

He is an involved grandfather and father. Geoff and his wife Debbie have three adult children and five grandchildren. In his free time, Geoff enjoys travelling, kayaking and reading.

Geoff has been appointed by Regional Council to the following Committees, Boards, Project Teams, Working Groups and Studies: 

Standing Committees

  • Administration and Finance
  • Budget
  • Community Services, Vice-Chair
  • Licensing and Hearings
  • Planning and Works

Advisory Committees

  • Active Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Oktoberfest Advisory Committee

Other Appointments

  • Ad-hoc Region Noise Policy Review Committee
  • Airport Master Plan Implementation Committee
  • Design Study – Pedestrian/Cycling Bridge over Highway 7/8 connecting Chandler Drive to Avalon Place
  • Grand River Conservation Authority
  • Highland Road Improvements, Highland Hills Entrance to Trussler Road
  • King Victoria Transit Hub Steering Committee
  • Kitchener Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades
  • Rapid Transit Steering Committee
  • Waterloo Region Housing Master Plan Steering Committee
  • William Street and Strange Street Water Supply Upgrades

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