Members Of Council

Charlottetown City Council is comprised of a Mayor and ten councillors representing 10 wards within the city. The Mayor is elected at large and Councillors are elected by ward with elections held every four years. 

Below are short biographies of the Mayor and members of City Council, including their contact information.

Mayor Philip Brown Mayor Philip Brown
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-393-2601 (Cell)
902-892-8662 (Home)
[email protected]

Mayor Philip Brown was born and raised in Charlottetown, one of nine children of Eddy and Babe Brown who operated Eddie Brown’s Transport & Crane Service. He graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in History, followed that with two years in Quebec studying French, and completed his Bachelor of Education in 1987. He taught for 28 years at the elementary level and works with the family business as a business accountant and public relations officer.

Mayor Brown has volunteered on many boards and committees through the years, including the Charlottetown Minor Hockey Association, UPEI Board of Governors, and the Charlottetown Legion Executive.

He served two terms on Charlottetown City Council from 2001-2006. One of the highlights during his term as Councillor was the development and construction of the Bell Aliant Centre.

Philip is married to Lori Devine and they have two children, Emma Louise and Alec. They love calling Charlottetown their hometown.

Councillor Alanna Jankov (she/her) - Ward 1 Councillor Alanna Jankov
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-393-3999 (Cell)
[email protected]

Alanna Jankov – dog lover, runner, and champion of culture – is in her first term as Ward 1 City Councillor.

A former small business owner and current CEO of The Guild, a cultural hub located in the heart of downtown, Alanna has been a Charlottetown resident since the late 1980s.

She is graduate of Holland College and was awarded the first “Distinguished Alumni” award from the College in 2009.

Alanna received the Cultural Industry Award from The City of Charlottetown and the President’s Excellence Award from Downtown Charlottetown Inc. She is also the City’s reigning pie-eating champion.

Alanna’s volunteer endeavours extend to a number of boards, such as Music PEI & CARFAC. She has also represented Charlottetown at many National events – including a speech to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Cultural Hubs.

While culture is her current career field, Alanna also has passion for a variety of social justice issues in her volunteer work as a Board Member of Women’s Network and The Prince Edward Island Family Violence Prevention Services. Alanna gives individuals and communities the opportunity to shine - people with disabilities or differing abilities, Indigenous peoples, newcomers to Canada, women, youth, and seniors have all benefited from her determination to be inclusive and representative. She is also a vocal supporter of PEI’s LGBTQ community.

A proponent of environmental sustainability, Alanna can often be seen running, walking, cycling, or riding her electric scooter around the City. Holding the belief that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind, she is an avid runner, having completed seven full marathons, including the Boston Marathon.

Alanna lives with her husband, Steven McLean, and their three dogs in a renovated heritage home in Charlottetown. She has two adult children, Martina and Martin. Follow Alanna on Twitter, on Instagram, or Facebook.

Councillor Terry MacLeod - Ward 2 Councillor Terry MacLeod
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-394-7821 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Terry MacLeod is originally from Charlottetown and has been a resident of Parkdale since 1972.

He is the founding member of the Parkdale and Area Community Fun Group and has been a member of the Parkdale Sherwood Lions Club for more than 20 years. He has also held a variety of roles with the Sherwood Parkdale Minor Hockey Association and the Sherwood Parkdale Minor Baseball Association.

Councillor MacLeod is a Board member and the fundraising Chairperson for Camp Gencheff. Among other community and volunteer oriented roles, Councillor MacLeod has umpired for many years in the PEI Baseball Umpires Association. He is employed with the Culinary Institute of Canada and has been for more than 15 years.

He and his wife, Joanne, have two sons, Robbie and Ryan, as well as two grandsons, Declan and Cole. Councillor MacLeod and his wife live on Beasley Avenue.

Councillor Mike Duffy - Ward 3 Councillor Mike Duffy
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-628-9501 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Mike Duffy first served on City Council from 1993-2000. He chaired the Parks and Recreation committee and also served on the Planning Board, Heritage Review Board, Police Services committee and with Human Resources. Councillor Duffy was appointed as Deputy Mayor for the 2014-2018 term.

Councillor Duffy was the business manager and assistant administrator at the Hillsborough Hospital. He also served as the senior policy analyst at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

He retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs and currently lives on Highland Avenue with his wife Phyllis. He and Phyllis have two daughters, Alana and Lori, and one granddaughter, Lexie.

Councillor Mitchell G. Tweel - Ward 4 Councillor Mitchell Tweel
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-393-5538 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Mitchell Tweel was born and raised in Charlottetown and works in the family businesses.

He was first elected to Charlottetown City Council in October 1994 and was re-elected in the subsequent elections, including the recent 2018 municipal election.

Councillor Tweel earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and diploma in Public Administration from the University of Prince Edward Island and took the law, politics, and jurisprudence program at St. Mary's University.

Councillor Tweel's public and community service includes being chairperson, president and member of various organizations as well as a volunteer in fundraising initiatives. Councillor Tweel's leisure time is spent enjoying weight training, football and music.

Councillor Kevin Ramsay - Ward 5 Councillor Kevin Ramsay
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-892-1902 (Home)
902-940-5291 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Kevin Ramsay has been a resident of Maplewood Crescent in Charlottetown for 40+ years.

He has been both coach and administrator for a number of minor sports organizations for decades. In 2013, he received a citizen's award from the City of Charlottetown for his community service over the past 32 years, as well as his involvement in many major sporting events hosted in Charlottetown.

Councillor Ramsay and his wife, Cheryl, have three children, Stephen, Ryan and Michelle. They also have three granddaughters, Kate, Callie, and Claire.

Councillor Ramsay has been an employee of T3 Transit since 2006.

Councillor Bob Doiron - Ward 6 Councillor Bob Doiron
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-566-2764 (Home)
902-394-2895 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Bob Doiron is a lifelong resident of the Sherwood neighbourhood. He currently lives on Cedar Avenue with his wife, Lori. The two have been fortunate to have been able to raise their three children, Brandy, Taylor and Logan within the Sherwood community. Councillor Doiron’s mother, father-in-law and grandchildren also live within the wonderful community of Ward 6 - Mt. Edward.

Having been raised in Ward 6, Councillor Doiron attended Sherwood Elementary School, Stonepark Intermediate School and Colonel Grey High School. Councillor Doiron attended the University of Prince Edward Island and is a graduate of Holland College, where he obtained a diploma from the Atlantic Police Academy. He has been a member of the UPEI Security Police Department since 1987 and currently holds the position of Corporal.

Councillor Doiron is active within the community through coaching and managing a variety of minor soccer and hockey teams throughout the years. He is a former member of the Sherwood Parkdale Metros and Charlottetown Islanders Hockey Clubs, having won an Allen Cup in 1991 with the Islanders.

In his spare time, Councillor Doiron enjoys spending quality time with his wife and family.

Councillor Greg Rivard - Ward 7 Councillor Greg Rivard
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-388-7031 (Cell)
[email protected]

Greg Rivard was first elected as a Charlottetown City Councillor in November 2014. He is passionate about investing in a safe and mobile community, fostering smart growth, protecting Charlottetown’s historic fabric, creating recreational opportunities, and supporting arts and culture.

He graduated from Holland College in 1994 from the Accounting Technology program and has continued his studies at Athabasca University, focusing on Economics. Councillor Rivard has been employed with Workers Compensation Board for 25 years as an Assessment Auditor.

Councillor Rivard is a lover of sports and has coached various levels of Hockey over the past 20 years including head coach of the Sherwood Falcons and Western Red Wings of the IJHL, as well minor hockey and various levels of Ringette.

Councillor Rivard, along with his common-law partner Corryn, are proud parents of four beautiful daughters – Councillor Rivard’s girls, Ava and Myah, and Corryn’s girls, Avah and Vienna. They enjoy getting out and exploring Charlottetown and can be spotted at many different community events.

During his first term, Councillor Rivard chaired the Planning and Heritage Committee, along with other committees and, before being elected in 2014, he served as a resident member of the Planning Committee as he had a strong interest in his community and desire to make Charlottetown the best place to live.

Deputy Mayor Jason Coady - Councillor Ward 8 Councillor Jason Coady
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-218-5734 (Cell)
[email protected]

Deputy Mayor Jason Coady and his wife, Kim, live in Charlottetown with their daughter, Marley.

A graduate of UPEI, Jason has a degree in Business Administration and a diploma in Public Administration. Raised in Ward 8, Jason attended Sherwood School, Stonepark Intermediate, and Charlottetown Rural High School.

Deputy Mayor Coady has worked in a variety of areas, including management, commercial and personal finance, and communications. First elected to council in 2010, Deputy Mayor Coady has previously served on committees responsible for planning, heritage, and public utilities. He has also acted as chairperson of the civic board for persons with disabilities.

A former member of the Charlottetown Abbies and the Sherwood Falcons, Deputy Mayor Coady has coached minor hockey in Sherwood and, in his spare time, enjoys watching local sporting events.

Councillor Julie McCabe  - Ward 9 Councillor Julie McCabe
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-393-9739 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Julie McCabe is a resident of East Royalty with her husband, Chris, and children, Allison, Ryan, Dara and Menna. She has lived in the neighbourhood for the past 18 years.

Councillor McCabe is a School Counsellor at Colonel Gray High School and brings to the position a wealth of experience, along with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Prince Edward Island, a Bachelor of Education from St. Thomas University, and a Masters of Education in Counselling and Human Development from the University of New Brunswick.

Community involvement is important to Councillor McCabe. She serves as volunteer coordinator of the Inner City Life Skills Camp, Academic Advisor for the Charlottetown Islanders Hockey organization and was heavily involved in the creation of the successful Healthy Me Program, which is used in schools across the Province. The program was developed with Charlottetown Police Services and aims to educate students about drug abuse, mental health and internet safety.

In her free time, Councillor McCabe enjoys spending quality time with her family and watching her children play sports.

Councillor Terry Bernard - Ward 10 Councillor Terry Bernard
902-566-5548 (City Hall)
902-368-1634 (Home)
902-628-5393 (Cell)
[email protected]

Councillor Bernard is a resident of East Royalty where he has lived for the past 25 years with his wife Sandy and their three children, Matthew, Jarrett and Kayla.

He was raised in Sherwood and attended Sherwood Elementary, Stonepark Junior High, Charlottetown Rural High School and Holland College. He currently works with the provincial government in the division of Sport, Recreation and Healthy Living.

Councillor Bernard was first elected to City Council in November of 2000. He was re-elected in 2003, 2006, acclaimed in 2010, re-elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018 for a sixth term. He has chaired many committees with his involvement with the City including as chairperson of the Public Works and Urban Beautification committee, vice-chair of the Protective and Emergency Services committee, and member of the Finance Audit and Tendering and Parks, Recreation and Leisure Activities committees. Councillor Bernard also chairs the City's Youth Advisory Committee.

Throughout his lifetime, Councillor Bernard has been involved in numerous roles for a variety of organizations such president of Charlottetown Minor Hockey and coach or manager of Hockey and Soccer teams over the years. He also was instrumental in creating and maintaining two youth programs in his neighbourhood of Ward 10. He also is an active member in his church.

In his leisure time, Councillor Bernard likes to play hockey, golf, go fishing, camping, woodworking and spend quality time with his family.