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The Chief Administrative Officer works with the following departments within the municipal administrative organization.  

Municipality of Chatham-Kent Organizational Structure

Chief Administrative Officer-Don Shropshire, CAO/Mayor's Office

  • Corporate Initiatives
    • Corporate Communications
    • Partnership Development
    • Project Management Office
    • Strategic Planning
    • Chief, Fire & Paramedic-Chris Case

General Manager/Chief Human Resource Officer-Cathy Hoffman, Corporate Services

  • Director, Customer Services-Leanne Segeren Swayze
  • Director, Municipal Governance/Clerk-Judy Smith
  • Human Resources & Organizational Development

Acting General Manager- Bruce McAllister - Community Development

  • Director, Building Development Services-Paul Lacina
  • Director, Planning Services-Bruce McAllister
  • Director, Economic Development-Stuart McFadden
  • Manager, Legal Services-David Taylor

General Manager/Chief Financial Officer: Finance, Budget, Information Technology and Transformation - Gord Quinton

  • Director, Budget and Performance Measurement - Steven Brown
  • Director, Financial Services - Matt Torrance
  • Director, Information Technology and Transformation - Catherine Fitzgerald

General Manager-April Rietdyk, Community Human Services

  • CEO/Chief Librarian, Chatham-Kent Public Library-Tania Sharpe
  • Director, Child Care & Early Years-Kelly Emery
  • Director, Community Attraction & Leisure Services-Evelyn Bish
  • Director, Employment and Social Services-Polly Smith
  • Director, Housing Services-Ray Harper
  • Director, Public Health-Teresa Bendo
  • Director, Senior Services-Mary Alice Searles

General Manager-Thomas Kelly, Infrastructure and Engineering Services

  • Director, Drainage, Waste and Asset Management-Tim Dick
  • Director, Engineering and Transportation Services-Chris Thibert
  • Director, Public Works-Ryan Brown

The following agencies work in close administrative coordination with the municipal structure:

  • Chatham-Kent Police Services
  • Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission (Water & Wastewater)
  • Entegrus Inc. (Electricity)