Bill Winegard

Bill Winegard

Experienced interim CAO in small and mid-size municipalities

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Bill Winegard

416-695-8992

Toronto, ON

Ontario small/mid-size municipalities - rural, small-town, northern, cottage country, GTA fringe

Summary

11-15

Administration

Master's Degree

16 years - MMAH; 11 years CAO - Gravenhurst, Caledon; 12 years consulting; 2 interim CAO assignment

Masters Degree in Planning; AMCTO Diploma course; further training in HR, strategic planning, etc.

Work Experience

Winegard Consulting

Principal

March 2003 — Present

Varied management consulting for small and mid-size municipalities, specializing in strategic planning, organizational review, service delivery and process improvement, CAO recruitment, often assembling experienced consulting teams for specific assignments

Township of Hamilton

Interim CAO

July 2011 — March 2012

eight-month role as temporary CAO, prepared temporary CAO workplan adopted by Council; assisted Council with strategic planning and recruitment of new CAO

Town of Minto

Interim CAO

August 2010 — April 2011

* eight-month role as temporary CAO, resolving identified organization issues, helping Council to recruit new CAO

Town of Gravenhurst

CAO

April 1991 — August 1998

CAO responsibilities - full-time

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs

various

May 1974 — April 1991

Manager, municipal amalgamation studies, northern Ontario
Manager, community planning advisory services, northeastern Ontario
Planner, subdivision and official plan approvals
Study officer, local government organization

Town of Caledon

CAO

August 2000 — Present

CAO responsibilities full-time

Education

York University

Master of Environmental Studies (municipal planning)

1973 — 1977