Fausto Natarelli has had a distinguished public service career in varied roles in provincial, regional and municipal agencies in Ontario. During his tenure at the Ministry of Transportation, he held many progressively responsible roles culminating in the role of Director for the Windsor Border Initiatives file - a once in a generation, vitally important, multi-billion-dollar infrastructure initiative. Subsequently, Fausto joined Metrolinx and led the development and pre-procurement planning for the $1.4 bil. Hurontario LRT project as director. Fausto concluded his public service career as director with the York Region Rapid Transit Corporation leading the further development and preliminary engineering of the Yonge Subway Extension - also a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure initiative. In recognition of his exceptional career Fausto is a two-time recipient (individual and as a member of a team) of Ontario's premier public service recognition, the Amethyst Award as well as the IPAC/Deloitte National Leadership Award (Bronze). In recognition of his outstanding support to York University students and the school community, Fausto is the inaugural recipient of the York University School of Public Policy Alumnus of the Year Award acknowledging his accomplishments in public administration, assistance to the school, and mentoring students. Fausto holds a Specialized Honours (Public Policy and Administration) BA from York University.