TBDSSAB Announces the Results of the 2022 Territory Without Municipal Organization (TWOMO) Election
October 24, 2022 – The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) will be welcoming a new Board member to represent the Territory Without Municipal Organization (TWOMO) following the 2022 municipal election.
Three residents from the unincorporated areas within the District of Thunder Bay were nominated earlier this year to run for the TWOMO seat on the TBDSSAB Board of Directors. Running for the TWOMO seat were Edward Bons, Kathleen Lynch, and Kurt Pristanski.
The election was done by mail-in vote, with 761 eligible ballots received. Ballots were tabulated on October 24, 2022, with Kathleen Lynch elected to serve a four-year term on the TBDSSAB Board beginning January 1, 2023.
The TBDSSAB Board of Directors is made up of members of council from the 15 municipalities in the District of Thunder Bay, with one seat reserved for a representative of the Territory Without Municipal Organization (TWOMO). TBDSSAB is responsible for administering the TWOMO Election for The District of Thunder Bay alongside the municipal election.
The 2022 election saw an increase in eligible votes compared to 659 in 2018. There are approximately 10,000 eligible voters who reside or own property in the unincorporated areas of the District of Thunder Bay.
The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) is the service system manager for Child Care and Early Years programs, Community Housing, the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative and the delivery of Ontario Works for the District of Thunder Bay. Visit the TBDSSAB website for more information at www.tbdssab.ca.