William (Bill) Bradica
Bill Bradica is the Chief Administrative Officer for The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board. He is responsible for program and policy development, communications and the implementation of the Board’s strategic plan. The TBDSSAB administers Community Housing, Child Care and Early Years Services and delivers Financial and Employment Assistance to people living in the District of Thunder Bay, encompassing an area of more than 100,000 square kilometers. TBDSSAB also directly operates a large, diverse portfolio of social and affordable housing properties. Bill oversees a consolidated budget of $100 million. He is the Chair of the Housing Services Corporation Board of Directors and is a past member of the Provincial-Municipal Housing Partnership Table. Bill was a Co-Chair of the Social Housing Modernization Discussion Forum that has been convened by the Ministry of Housing.
Prior to becoming CAO, he served as the Director of Corporate Services, with responsibility for the Finance, Human Resources, Information Services and Asset Management departments.
Bill worked in the private sector for many years as a self-employed accountant and consultant. He gained significant knowledge of the social housing sector while working at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH). He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an Honours degree in Commerce.
Bill’s past community involvement includes three years as Co-Chair of the Thunder Bay United Way Municipal Division campaign and four years on the board of Wesway Inc., a Thunder Bay respite service provider.