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Ron Chatha elected chair of the Peel Police Services Board

February 2, 2022  By Blue Line Staff

Jan. 28, 2022, Mississauga, Ont. – Ron Chatha was elected as chair of the Peel Police Services Board at its January Board meeting for the 2022 calendar year. At the same meeting, Ahmad Attia was elected vice-chair. Both the chair and vice-chair are elected by their colleagues at the first Board meeting each year.

Chatha, who served as board chair in 2020 and vice-chair in 2021, was appointed to serve as a provincial representative on the board in January 2019 for three years and re-appointed in January 2022 for an additional 3-year term.

Chatha has been a Realtor since 2008 and is currently working for a leading real estate firm in Peel Region. Chatha has a lengthy history of serving his community outside of real estate. Passionate about community service, Chatha is an active volunteer serving on many not-for-profit boards. He serves as a board member for the Peel Children’s Aid Foundation and has also served on Brampton’s School Traffic Safety Council. He is also currently the Chair of the Committee of Adjustment and Minor Variance for the City of Brampton. Chatha is also an avid sports fan who enjoys playing cricket and watching cricket, basketball, and hockey.

“Having served as Chair of the Peel Police Services Board previously, I am honoured that my Board colleagues chose once again to place their trust in me and for allowing me the opportunity to serve in this important role,” said Chatha.

Ahmad Attia, who served as Chair in 2021 and Vice-Chair in 2020, was appointed to the Police Services Board on May 23, 2019, as the citizen appointee for the Region of Peel. Attia was born and raised in Mississauga, where he and his wife live and raise their three children. Attia is a businessman and entrepreneur who has dedicated his life, professionally and through his volunteerism, to advancing community and social causes. With over 15 years of experience, Attia currently serves as CEO of Incisive Strategy, where he has demonstrated deep expertise in crisis management, public affairs, and risk management.

Attia is a respected community advocate and human rights activist in Canada and internationally. He currently serves on the board of the Muslim Council of Peel. He dedicates his time to supporting youth mentorship, relief work, civic engagement, and community projects through his volunteer work.

The Peel Police Services Board is the governing body for the Peel Regional Police, which provides police services to Brampton and Mississauga, and under contract, to Pearson International Airport.

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