Tracey Pillon-Abbs, RPP

Tracey Pillon-Abbs, RPP

Leader, professional, confident and strategic thinker.

Tracey Pillon-Abbs, RPP


Essex, ON

Southwest Ontario


over 20


Bachelor's Degree

Progressive experience including Manager of Planning Services, Director and CAO.

Planning degree from Waterloo in addition to CMO and various certificates.

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Work Experience

Town of Essex


July 2016 — May 2017

Responsible for providing strategic vision and effective leadership to the organization with 70 employees, a population of 20,000, capital budget of 13 mil and operating budget of 20 mil.

Municipality of Leamington

Director of Community and Development Services

October 2011 — May 2016

Responsible for Recreation (Marina, Arena and Complex), Culture (Heritage, Art Gallery and Library), Planning, Building and Fire Services including delegated authority as Chief Building Official, Acting Secretary/Treasurer Committee of Adjustment, Registered Professional Planner and Joint Health and Safety Committee Management Representative.

Municipality of Leamington

Manager of Planning

October 2000 — October 2011

Responsible for managing staff and all planning services including Committee of Adjustment.


University of Waterloo


1988 — 1992

Co-op Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies, School of Urban and Regional Planning.