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Township Announces Chief Administrative Officer’s Retirement

Press Release

For Immediate Release
September 8, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

Township Announces Chief Administrative Officer’s Retirement

HURON-KINLOSS, ON: The Township of Huron-Kinloss announced today that after more than 33 years of dedicated service, Mary Rose Walden will be retiring from her position as Chief Administrative Officer, effective March 31st, 2024.

During her tenure as Chief Administrative Officer for the Township of Huron-Kinloss and as Administrator-Treasurer and Clerk-Treasurer for the former Township of Huron, Ms. Walden provided conscientious management and trusted advice to Council and Staff, ensuring the success of the municipality. She led the community through two amalgamations and spear-headed many projects and initiatives that have contributed to the well-being of the community.

Mayor Don Murray reflected on the announcement: “The CAO is fundamental to the advancement of the organization, and it is rare to have such consistency in this role. I consider it a privilege to have had the opportunity to work with Mary Rose, a progressive and highly regarded leader. She will leave a legacy of innovation and integrity that has set the stage for the future success of the municipality. Her passion and devotion to the Township of Huron-Kinloss will never be matched.”

“I am profoundly grateful for the support, collaboration and camaraderie throughout the years and for the experiences we’ve shared and the accomplishments we’ve achieved as a united team”, said Walden. “Huron-Kinloss has demonstrated its resilience in the face of challenges and has emerged stronger each time. The memories we’ve collectively woven will forever hold a cherished place in my heart.

The Township expresses its heartfelt appreciation to Mary Rose Walden for her unwavering commitment, inspirational leadership, and exceptional service, and wishes her all the best in her retirement.

For more information:
Don Murray, Mayor
Township of Huron-Kinloss

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Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street
P.O. Box 130
Ripley ON, N0G 2R0

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax : 519-395-4107

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