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Media Release - Brockton Hires CAO/Clerk

Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

Brockton, Ontario (November 7, 2017) - The Municipality of Brockton is pleased to announce the hiring of Sonya Watson as the upcoming CAO/Clerk for the Municipality of Brockton. Sonya will be replacing Debra Roth who has announced her retirement from Brockton at the end of the year.

Sonya is a native of Brockton and she has been a valued member of the Township of Huron Kinloss for the past 16 years – dedicating the last 12 years as their Municipal Clerk. Sonya is a graduate of the Executive Diploma in Municipal Management and she has accreditation as a Certified Municipal Officer. Her education and experience is pertinent to being a successful leader and critical thinker for the Municipality of Brockton.

Mayor Inglis congratulates Sonya on joining Brockton’s team, “I am very pleased, on behalf of Council to welcome Sonya onto the Brockton team as our new CAO/Clerk. Her management style and leadership abilities will certainly continue to move our community forward into the future. We all look forward to working with her, and I know that she will be made very welcome.”

Sonya is excited to work with Brockton, “I was fortunate to have been raised in the community of Brockton with its mixed rural and urban lifestyle. I am thrilled to join the Brockton team as CAO/Clerk and continue my career in municipal government in Bruce County alongside many of my municipal colleagues. I look forward to working in collaboration with Council, staff and the citizens of Brockton to explore future opportunities for growth in the community, while continuing to focus on providing efficient and valued services.”

The Municipality looks forward to starting the New Year with Sonya as the CAO/Clerk.

For more information please contact:
Mayor David Inglis
Municipality of Brockton
519-881-2223 Ext. 29
100 Scott Street, PO Box 68
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0

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