2017 Vince Bucci 

2017 Inductee

2017 Inductee Vince BucciVince Bucci was first elected as a Ward 2 Councillor in 1994 and went on to serve the citizens of the City of Brantford in this role for 17 years. During this time, Vince was a member of several committees including the Social Services Committee, the Brant County Board of Health, the Emergency Measures Operations Group, the Brantford Public Library Board, the City/County Liaison Committee, the Sanderson Centre Board of Management and the Brantford Energy Corporation where he also served as Chair. Vince also proudly chaired the City's Customer Service Task Force that developed a Customer Service Plan for the Corporation, including short and long-term goals as well as an implementation and financial plan to be considered as part of the City's 2012 Budget Process.

This important work formed the foundation for the City's Customer One Contact Centre, that uses a citizen centred approach to guide the City's customer service delivery.

A dedicated community advocate, Vince also served as the Chair of the St. Joseph's Lifecare Foundation where it was his idea to repurpose St. Joseph's Hospital into a long-term care facility – a vision he facilitated and saw achieved in 2004. A former educator of 33 years, Vince was a Trustee for the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board and a passionate supporter of expanding educational opportunities in the city.

His long career in public service is a testament to the meaningful difference one individual can make in his community. ​