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Appointee Biographies

Canadore College Of Applied Arts And Technology - Board Of Governors


Peter Chirico is the President and CEO of the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce. Peter assumed the role in April of 2017 and was a Senior Commercial Banker for over 32 years. In 2000, Peter was elected to North Bay City Council as a counselor and served 12 years as an elected official. In 2004, 2008 and 2012, he was elected to the role of Deputy Mayor and Budget Chief for the City of North Bay. After a three-year stint as Managing Director of Community Services for the City of North Bay, Peter semi-retired, until the position as President & CEO of the Chamber became available. Peter has served on most of the Agencies, Boards & Commission’s within the City of North Bay and has been a volunteer for most of his working career on many worthwhile not-for-profit agencies both locally and provincially.


David Wolfe was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie. Dave lived in Toronto for a few years before moving to North Bay in 1991. Dave has roughly 20 years experience as a writer/analyst in the communications industry with clients from the private, public, not for profit and charity sectors. As a volunteer public servant, Dave has served the community on boards, agencies and committees in areas of immigration, energy, the arts, healthcare, justice, municipal institutions, and others. Dave’s education includes Small Business Management, Communication Arts/Public Relations and training in Alternative Dispute Resolution.