Joe Gardiner has been a Certified Fire Prevention Officer in North Bay for the last 12 years and served for several years as secretary/treasurer of the North Bay Firefighters Local Union. Some of his regular duties include Fire Code & FPPA enforcement, Fire Investigations, Public Education, testifying in court and was enrolled in Bachelor of Fire Science degree with JIBC. Joe's Fire Code knowledge and implementation has been instrumental in the progressive evolution of the North Bay Fire Prevention office which has raised the level the fire safety for the citizens of North Bay. Prior to this career, Joe was a Head Automobile Technician and then became a Police Constable where he received 8 Police Chief Commendations for his outstanding dedication and accomplishments. Joe lives in North Bay with his wife of 25 years.