With close to 20 years of experience, Kira Dolch has contributed substantially to the planning profession in her community through volunteering for OPPI committees and activities.
In addition to being a member of OPPI since 2000, she has dedicated her time and energy to the Western Lake Ontario District since its inception, serving for three years as Chair from 2013-2016. Prior to her term as District Leadership Team Chair, she was a member of OPPI’s Municipal Affairs and Housing Working Group, and Policy Review Subcommittee. She excels at engaging members at District events and activities and continues to contribute her knowledge and energy to developing many of the WLO District events and bringing quality learning opportunities to the planning profession.
Kira has been a planner throughout the Niagara Region in both public and private sector positions and currently serves as Associate Director of Planning and Development Services for the Town of Fort Erie. She has played a significant role with local area planners and has been instrumental in establishing a number of training programs through Brock University for planners throughout the Niagara Region.