Representative for Ontario
Chief Administrative Officer
Lennox and Addington County, ON
97 Thomas Street Est
Napanee, ON K7R 4B9
Tel: (613) 354-4883 x 3221
Brenda Orchard is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Lennox and Addington County, ON. She has 18-years of experience in senior municipal administration and a decade as a CAO. She has worked with Municipal Councils in three different provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario) and in both urban and rural settings. She has served as a CAO in both Western and Eastern Ontario (Huron County and currently Lennox and Addington County), and in both single-tier and upper-tier structures.
She has a municipal background in Economic Development, having been a member of the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) for almost two decades. Her passion now lies in the area of human resources and staff development. She is dedicated to the growth and development of staff; believing that the success of municipal leaders is predicated on the support of others.
She has been a member of the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators for over a decade, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO).