Jeff was born in the Town of Brampton at the old Peel Memorial Hospital and attended public school and high school in Brampton. He attended Sheridan College where he majored in Marketing and was awarded the Ron McNie Memorial Award for the “Highest Average in the Business Division”. Jeff went on to be a Manager and Director with several large companies, before opening the Marketing Pad, a local marketing company in Brampton. Jeff decided to enter politics in 2014 and successfully ran for the City Councillor seat for Wards 3 and 4.
A huge supporter of sports in Brampton, Jeff was a coach in both hockey and lacrosse for 20 years, and was recently awarded The Lifetime Membership into the Brampton Excelsior Lacrosse Club. Jeff has volunteered for the Brampton Small Business Enterprise Centre for more than 10 years as a mentor to young entrepreneurs and he has worked with The Circle of Hope Cancer Support Group. He also sits on Partners in Project Green with the GTAA, The William Osler Healthy Communities Board and he is on the Board of Friends of Peel Memorial Hospital, a grassroots fundraising initiative.
Jeff Bowman is currently the City Councillor for Wards 3 and 4. In his role as Councillor, he sits on many committees including The Sports Hall of Fame, Vice Chair of Fire and EMS, Friends of Bovaird House, Age Friendly Community Initiative, Downtown BIA, Seniors Council, Canada 55+ Games, and is the Chair of Economic Development, as well as the “alternate” Regional Representative elected by his peers. He is a very big supporter of volunteerism and lives by the motto “Building Community”
A lifetime resident of Brampton, Jeff has been married to his wife Tammy for more than 35 years and has two sons aged 28 and 30. He is involved with many charitable community groups and supports local initiatives such as The Bridge Prison Ministry and Regeneration among others. Jeff is a published author, blogger, professional speaker and humorist.