Rodrigo Goller is a Guelph small business owner, an experienced public servant and a community engagement professional. A long-time Guelphite, Rodrigo finished high school in Guelph and graduated from the University of Guelph with a degree in Criminal Justice and Public Policy. He later completed post-graduate studies in project management and began his career working with environmental education and community service organizations in Guelph and Toronto.
Following his passion for community building, Rodrigo joined the City of Guelph’s Community Engagement team in 2012, where he helped create Guelph’s Community Engagement Framework. During his time with the City of Guelph, Rodrigo coordinated dozens of public engagement activities and got to know how the municipality works.
An active community volunteer, Rodrigo has served on the boards of several social justice, environmental and community service organizations, including Transition Guelph, the Wellington Water Watchers and the People Information Network (formerly the Guelph Wellington Volunteer Centre). He is currently an active mentor with Big Brothers and Sisters of Guelph Wellington.
In 2016 Rodrigo and his business partners opened The Boardroom Guelph’s Game Cafe. Through this business, Rodrigo and his partners create jobs and provide a safe, family friendly space for people to meet each other, build connections and have fun together.
Rodrigo and his wife live in Ward 2 and are proud to call Guelph their home.