Jeff Knoll has served as Oakville’s Ward 5 Regional and Town Councillor since he was first elected in 2000 and has been re-elected in the subsequent four elections. Councillor Knoll is also the founder and chief executive officer of Film.Ca Cinemas in Oakville.
During his tenure at the Town of Oakville and Region of Halton, Councillor Knoll has served on almost every committee and board within the two municipalities. He currently serves as a member of the Halton Police Services Board, Chair of the Oakville Public Library, member of the Oakville Administrative Services Committee, as Chair of the Halton Health and Social Services Committee, and Vice President of Halton Community Housing Corporation.
In addition to his current committee and board experience, Jeff has served on the board of Halton Health Care Services Corporation, the Halton Children’s Aid Society, the Oakville & Milton Humane Society, and was both a board member and president of the Halton Community Housing Corporation for more than five years.
Outside of his Council responsibilities, Jeff is a member of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce and is a member and active volunteer with the Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, where his wife Michelle is the executive director. He is also a long time member, former chairman and the sponsor of 1st Trafalgar Scouts, a founding member and volunteer with the Trafalgar Township Historical Society and a voting member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.
Jeff majored in political science and communication studies (film and television) at the University of Windsor, and continues to study in many areas of interest including municipal affairs and quality service.
Jeff and his wife, Michelle, live in Oak Park and have five children, two grandchildren and a rambunctious rescue beagle named Roxas.