Representative for Newfoundland & Labrador
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Torbay, NL
1288 Torbay Road, PO Box 1160
Torbay, NL A1K 1K4
Tel: (709) 437-6532
Fax: (709) 437-1309
Dawn Chaplin has been the Chief Administrative Officer and Town Clerk for the Town of Torbay since 2006. Dawn brings with her an extensive background in both the private and public sector. She has close to twenty years of experience serving as the Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chamber of Commerce (1999-2000), the Community Development Officer with the Kittiwake Economic Development Corporation (2000-2002), and the Economic Development Officer with the Town of Holyrood (2003), and the Northeast Avalon Regional Economic Development Board (2003-2006).
Dawn holds a Bachelor of Science and has also completed the Public Sector Leadership and Management Development Program, and earned her Certificate of Achievement in Human Resource Development, all from the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has also received her National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration, Levels One and Two from Dalhousie University.
She currently serves on a number of municipal government Committees including the Joint Asset Management Technical Committee (Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment), the Diversity/Inclusion Task Force Member (Representing Region X – Canada), the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, and the Professional Municipal Administrators of Newfoundland and Labrador (Avalon Regional Director). She has also served as a Committee Member (Development, Insight, Fiscal Framework, Benchmarking, Membership Services) for the Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador.