Rob Deutschmann

Phone: 519-575-4404 ext. 3408
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Rob Deutschmann is a lawyer who has been practicing plaintiff personal injury law. Throughout his career Rob has only acted for those that have been injured or disabled. Rob obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. After 5 years in the business world, Rob returned to school and obtained his LLB, with distinction, from Western University. After graduation Rob opened his own practice in downtown Kitchener in 1995 and continues his practice today.

Rob was born and raised in Waterloo and he has lived in Waterloo Region for most of his life.  Growing up Rob participated in many sports leagues, playing rep hockey and soccer. Rob likes to say that he grew up in Waterloo when Uptown was still downtown.

Rob was the mayor of North Dumfries Township from 2010 to 2014. At the same time, he was also a member of Regional Council, the Grand River Conservation Authority and Energy Plus, the hydro utility owned by Cambridge and North Dumfries. Rob was a member of the hydro board that saw the first major acquisition of the County of Brant hydro.

During his time on Regional Council, Rob participated in the creation of the Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation, the expansion of discretionary benefits, the introduction of a third party outside audit to assess the delivery of regional services and he moved the motion for the creation of a Code of Conduct.

“I look forward to bringing my experienced leadership and fresh perspective to the Regional horseshoe, working with my colleagues and staff, to bring positive change for the benefit of the residents of Waterloo Region over the next four years.”

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

Standing Committees

  • Administration and Finance (Vice-Chair)
  • Audit
  • Budget (Vice-Chair)
  • Community and Health Services
  • Licensing and Hearings
  • Sustainability, Infrastructure and Development

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