Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Suite A8
Joanne Fusillo Ademaj
|Constituency Relations Assistant
Michelle Berardinetti was elected City Councillor for Ward 35, Scarborough Southwest on October 25th, 2010. She has over 15 years prior experience as a political advisor and consultant to corporate, non-profit and community organizations.
Michelle’s experience includes working with former Deputy Prime Minister Herb Gray and other prominent Members of Parliament. In 2005, Michelle moved on to become a government relations specialist working with organizations such as Toronto’s Bid for the World Expo 2015, Variety - The Children’s Charity, Providence Healthcare and Toronto Humane Society.
As Councillor, Michelle served as Chair of Scarborough Community Council, Chair of Parks and Environment Committee, Member of Executive Committee, Budget Committee, Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, and several agencies, boards and commissions.
During this time, Michelle successfully led the charge for the Scarborough Subway, improved commute times for all road users, secured major funding for projects located in Ward 35, expanded library hours, opened a new fire station, obtained operating funding for the new Warden Hilltop Community Centre, and significantly improved the City’s response to basement flooding. Michelle successfully fought to add Ward 35 to the major water infrastructure renewal program.
Michelle has an honours degree in International Relations and has taken additional course related studies at University of Toronto. She is an avid runner and regularly participates in charity runs including the Toronto Scotiabank Marathon on October 19th, 2014. Michelle is a long-term resident of Ward 35 where she lives with her husband Lorenzo and their 2 rescue cats.