Martin was first elected as Regional Councillor for wards 3 & 4 in 2014 and was re-elected to office in 2018.
For the 2018-2022 term of Council, Martin was elected as Chair of the Planning and Development Committee, the Audit Committee, and is member to the Citizens Appointments Committee, Governance and Operations Committee, CAO Performance Review Committee, the Downtown BIA, and Brampton Senior Citizens Council.
At the Region of Peel, he was elected Chair of Human Services and is member to various committees, he will also serve on the Peel Police Services Board from 2021-2022.
In his first term of Council (2014-2018) Martin served as Chair of Corporate Services, was member of the Blue Ribbon Panel, member of Audit Committee, the Downtown BIA, Cycling Committee, Inclusion & Equity Committee, Age Friendly, and Seniors Council at the City of Brampton. At the Region of Peel, Martin served on a number of committees including the Government Relations, the Emergency Management Program Committee, was Chair of Human Services, and vice-chair of Corporate Services.
Martin Medeiros was born and raised in Brampton to Portuguese immigrant parents. He attended Our Lady of Fatima elementary school and Cardinal Leger and St. Augustine secondary school. Martin received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from York University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Public Administration from College of Europe in Belgium.
Martin brings over 14 years of public administration experience to his role on Brampton City and Peel Regional Councils. Martin’s career includes progressive experience with the European Commission, the United Nations, and the Regional Government of the Azores, Portugal and, most recently, with the Ontario government. Martin has led initiatives in economic development, employment and training, youth engagement, transparency and accountability, immigration and settlement and crime and safety.
Martin has been actively engaged in his community since early age. He has volunteered with Brampton’s Youth Council, his local church and the United Way in addition to numerous organizations and associations in the Portuguese community. Martin has been very active in Brampton local sports having represented Brampton in soccer during his youth and continues to participate in adult leagues. He is an active tennis player at the Brampton tennis club and has been a proud member of Brampton’s local YMCA since the age of 13.
Martin resides in Brampton with his wife Lella and is father to Justin and Kaitlynn.