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Township Council Appoints New CAO

Following a comprehensive recruitment process, Mayor Greenlaw and members of Oro-Medonte Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Shawn Binns as the Township’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective May 20, 2024.

Shawn brings an impressive wealth of knowledge, experience, and proven leadership skills to the position, anchored by a successful and long-serving career in public service, including seventeen (17) years with the Township.

Prior to assuming his CAO role, Shawn held the position of Director, Operations and Community Services overseeing a diverse portfolio including infrastructure, operations, roads, recreation, and special events. Shawn holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Management, and various Certificates focused on leadership, innovation, and public administration.

Mayor Greenlaw commented that “the position drew a very talented pool of candidates with impressive skills. We are very fortunate to have such an excellent successor in our organization to promote into the position. Shawn brings a significant amount of knowledge about Oro-Medonte, and strengths we were looking for in our next CAO; including astute financial management, operational efficiency, strategic vision, and the ability to move the Township forward on a number of important initiatives. Through his natural ability to lead, Shawn is well respected by Council, fellow Township colleagues, and the community. On behalf of Oro-Medonte Council and staff, congratulations Shawn – we are excited about the energy and fresh perspective you bring to Oro-Medonte.”

Mr. Binns commented that “I look forward to working with Council, staff, and the Oro-Medonte community in this new role. I believe that by fostering a culture of collaboration, transparency, accountability, and innovation, with the well-being and aspirations of our residents at the heart of what we do, collectively, we will positively impact the quality of life in Oro-Medonte. I want to thank Council for this opportunity, and am excited to work with Mayor Greenlaw, members of Council, and our talented staff on making the Township of Oro-Medonte the best that it can be.”

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Township of Oro-Medonte Administration Centre
148 Line 7 South
Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2E0

Phone: (705) 487-2171
Fax: (705) 487-0133

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