Bruce County appoints Interim CAO Christine MacDonald

Bruce County is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine MacDonald as the Interim CAO, effective December 16, 2021.

Interim CAO MacDonald is Bruce County’s Director of Human Services. Through her portfolio, she has showcased experienced leadership in government administration and has committed to the planning, delivering, and advocating for responsive and innovative services that help individuals and families enhance their level of participation and quality of life in our communities. She is skilled in nonprofit organizations, affordable housing, policy analysis, social services, and government. Christine first joined the County in 2007 as the Housing Manager and has deep roots in Bruce County and the region.

MacDonald will begin to work immediately with current CAO, Sandra Datars Bere, to ensure a smooth transition over the next month. Ms. Datars Bere leaves the County in early January. Ms. MacDonald will continue in this interim role until County Council concludes its current CAO recruitment activities and a new CAO is in place.

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