By Chad Ingram
The Township of Minden Hills has hired a new chief administrative officer who will start in the position July 6.
The township has been in the process of recruiting a new CAO during thepast few months and Mayor Brent Devolin announced during a May 28online ouncil meeting that Trisha McKibbin had been hired as thetownship’s top staff member. “She comes to us with over 17 years ofmunicipal experience” Devolin said explaining McKibbin has worked forvarious municipalities in the province including most recently the Townof St. Marys where she’s been the director of corporate services forthe past 12 years.
“She is not unfamiliar with our part of theprovince” Devolin said adding McKibbin has been coming to Twelve MileLake for the past decade or so.
“This is an exciting day” he said.“These processes always take a substantial amount of time and during the COVID crisis I want to thank all the members of council and staff andothers that have made this happen.”
Current CAO/treasurer LorrieBlanchard who’s filled the combined role for the past six years willremain with the township as head of the finance department.