Debi Dignan-Rumble 

Ward 3 Councillor Debi Dignan-RumbleWard 3 Councillor

City Hall
100 Wellington Square
P.O. Box 818
Brantford, Ontario
N3T 5R7

226-388-0008 cell
519 759-7840 fax

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First elected to Brantford City Council in 2010, Councillor Debi Dignan-Rumble is committed to actively representing the constituents of Ward 3.

Debi was born and raised in Brantford where she attended various catholic public schools and St. John’s College. She received a Diploma in Recreation Leadership from Mohawk College, Hamilton and proceeded to work in the Health Care profession for over 25 years.

As a Recreation Therapist Debi has assisted individuals obtain passports, health cards, and social insurance numbers. Debi has helped individuals reacquaint themselves within the community and assisted in finding housing and transportation.

Her knowledge of the community stems from her previous position as Program Co-ordinator at the Adult Recreation Therapy Centre and her vast volunteer experience on various boards and committee’s over the past 15 years, Debi has become a strong advocate for senior’s and individuals that are physically disabled.

Previous Community Involvment

  • Brant Elder Abuse  Committee 2004- 2010
  • Brantford Accessibility Advisory Committee 2007- 2010
  • Brantford Police Service Board 2005- 2010
  • Master aging Plan Committee 2008-2010
  • Boy’s and Girls’ Club of Brantford 1997-2006
  • Adult Recreation Therapy Centre Board 1998-2001
  • Volunteer Coach for Brantford Youth Soccer and CYO Basketball 2002-2006
  • S.T.A.R.T. Program Operation Lift 2003-2006
  • Stroke Network 2004-2006
  • CPR Instructor 1991-2007


  • City Council
  • Committee of the Whole – Community Services
  • Committee of the Whole – Operations and Administration
  • Appointments Committee
  • Estimates Committee
  • Social Services Committee
  • John Noble Home Committee of Management
  • Brant-Brantford Local Housing Corporation Board of Directors
  • Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation Board of Directors
  • Brant County Board of Health
  • Brantford Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Brant-Brantford Impaired Driving Advisory Committee
  • Community Safety and Crime Prevention Advisory Committee
  • Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Advisory Committee
  • City/County Strategic Growth Negotiations Task Force
  • Community Based Branding & Remarketing Campaign Group of Community Champions
  • Customer Service Task Force
  • Major Service Contracts Review Study Group
  • Nominating Committee – Committee of Adjustment and Property Standards Committee
  • Review Governance  of Golf Operations Task Force
  • Study Group to Make Brantford Most Walkable Downtown in Canada
  • Brant Elder Abuse Advisory Committee

Outsite Boards/Agencies/Advisory Committees

  • Resurrection Parent School Council 2000 – present
  • St. John’s College Parent School Council 2010- present
  • Education and Awareness Committee 2010-present

My Goals

To work closely with the constituents of Ward 3 to ensure that your needs are taken care of and your money is spent wisely. To advocate on your behalf and represent you at Council meetings and in the community at large.