Fernie City Hall.

City of Fernie announces new CAO

Fernie City Council is pleased to announce that Mr. Norm McInnis has been appointed the Chief Administrative Officer.

  • Sep. 14, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Fernie City Council is pleased to announce that Mr. Norm McInnis has been appointed the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Fernie, effective November 1, 2016.

Council was pleased to have significant interest shown in this competition receiving enquiries from 158 people to the Search Consultant, James R. Craven & Associates Ltd., resulting in 58 serious resumes for the position. From that large field of candidates nine names were put forward by Mr. Craven on a long short-list, with Council selecting three candidates to be interviewed. Council interviewed those candidates on Saturday, September 10th and were unanimous in confirming their choice for the new CAO.

Mr. McInnis has more than 14 years of municipal experience having served in both rural and urban settings. He is presently employed as the CAO for the Town of Olds where he has served the Town since 2008. In addition to his duties at Olds, Mr. McInnis is an Instructor at Dalhousie University teaching Citizen Engagement and Consultation in the University’s Local Government Program.

Mr. McInnis has a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and holds the professional designation of Certified Local Government Manager. In 2014 he was chosen by his peers to receive the Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta Award of Excellence. Mr. McInnis is known as a creative leader, an excellent mentor and a strong communicator who believes in engaging staff in the decision making process.

 

 

Just Posted

VIDEO: Explorers uncover Canada’s deepest cave in Fernie

The cave, named Bisaro Anima, was confirmed to have broken the record on New Year’s Day

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

Freezing rain warning in effect for B.C. Southern Interior

Environment Canada issued the freezing rain warning for most of the Southern Interior Tuesday morning

Rumble In The Rockies brings live boxing back to Fernie

Local boxer, Dylan Mitchell takes first career win at home

Smiles all around as province announces emergency ward funding

$2.1 million to go to much-needed upgrades

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

Toronto man charged in double homicide

A 66-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder in disappearance of two Toronto men

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

Police to provide update on unsolved 13-year-old B.C. girl’s murder

IHIT say no one has been arrested or charged in connection with Marrisa Shen’s death

Rural B.C. students score visit with Canadiens netminder Carey Price

Two students from the Caiboo Chilcotin can hardly wait to meet hometown hero Carey Price in Montreal.

VIDEO: Elk parade on Vancouver Island is awesome sight

They’re out in force for a morning stroll. Check out some of Youbou’s famous elk.

North Delta’s Colton Hasebe named BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2018 Champion Child

Colton takes the reins from 2107 Champion Child and Tsawwassen resident Taylin McGill

LIVE: B.C. announces anti-racism funding

Ravi Kahlon said money will go to B.C. Organizing Against Racism and Hate (OARH) program

Most Read