Ward 8 - Councillor Mike O'Donnell
Councillor Mike O’Donnell is sitting for his third term as a member of Regina City Council, representing the residents of Ward 8.
He is a retired School Administrator, Sport Administrator and teacher. Following his teaching career, Councillor O’Donnell was the Executive Director for the Regina Soccer Association, spearheading soccer’s role in the construction and operation of the Credit Union EventPlex. Councillor O’Donnell’s family includes his wife, Loraine, and their 7 children.
He has also been a leader in a number of organizations including Commissioner of Athletics for the Regina High Schools Athletic Association and a high school and community coach for 25 years. Councillor O’Donnell was the Chair of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Event in Regina, Chair of the 2011 and 2012 National Infrastructure Summits. Councillor O’Donnell also represents Regina and Saskatchewan on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Board of Directors and the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), Board of Directors.
Currently, Councillor O’Donnell is serving on the following civic boards, committees and commissions:
- Community and Protective Services Committee
- Executive Committee
- Regina Planning Commission
- Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association, Board of Directors
- School Board/City Council Liaison Committee
- Wascana Centre Authority