Landry Elected President of the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators

Fredericton, NB (May 31, 2018) – Marc Landry, City Manager for the City of Moncton, NB was elected president of the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) at the association’s annual general meeting held on May 29, 2018 in Fredericton, NB.  He most recently served as First Vice-President for the association and is the CAMA Representative for New Brunswick.  He will lead the 600-member plus national organization of senior municipal management professionals for the next year.  

“I am honoured to have been elected president of CAMA and have the opportunity to lead this great organization,” said Landry.  “In this role, I feel that I will bring a unique perspective, having worked in different parts of Canada, in different sized municipalities, and on a number of international municipal projects and initiatives. I am always amazed at the energy, talent and dedication demonstrated by municipal administrators here at home and abroad.”

Marc Landry is the City Manager for the City of Moncton, NB, a position he has held since April 2017. From 2008-2017, he was the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Beaumont, AB, a community located in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and named as the fifth fastest-growing community in Canada. Prior to that, he was the CAO of Bouctouche, NB, where he worked for 5.5 years.  At the time, he was recognized as the youngest person to occupy a CAO position in the country.

Mr. Landry holds an MBA from the University of Moncton and has completed the Seniors Executive Institute Program at the University of Virginia. He was selected as one of 230 Canadians to participate in the Governor General’s Leadership Program. He has also successfully completed the International City Managers (ICMA) Leadership Program and served on the ICMA Board of Directors as one of the International Vice-Presidents.

Mr. Landry has been involved in extensive international work. He assisted communities in Louisiana following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, as well as worked with city managers in South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. During his time in Beaumont, the organization received a Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Award of Excellence for its outstanding international work. Mr. Landry continues to be involved on a number of projects and initiatives at the regional, provincial, national and international levels.

Three new municipal administrators were also elected to the CAMA board of directors:  Dawn Chaplin, CAMA Representative Newfoundland and Labrador / Chief Administrative Officer & Town Clerk, Town of Torbay, NL; Brenda Orchard, CAMA Board Representative for Ontario / Chief Administrative Officer, Lennox and Addington County, ON; and, Rod Sage, CAMA Representative for Manitoba and Saskatchewan / City Manager & Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brandon, MB.

The 2018-19 CAMA board of directors includes:

  • Marc Landry, President / CAMA Representative for New Brunswick / City Manager, City of Moncton, NB
  • Jeff Renaud, First Vice President / CAMA Director-at-Large
  • Jake Rudolph, Second Vice President / CAMA Representative for British Columbia / Abbotsford, BC
  • Jack Benzaquen, Treasurer / CAMA Representative for Quebec / City Manager, City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC
  • Janice Baker / Past President / City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), City of Mississauga, ON
  • Dawn Chaplin, CAMA Representative Newfoundland and Labrador / Chief Administrative Officer & Town Clerk, Town of Torbay, NL
  • Louis Coutinho, CAMA Representative for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island / Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Windsor, NS
  • Brenda Orchard, CAMA Board Representative for Ontario / Chief Administrative Officer, Lennox and Addington County, ON
  • Rod Sage, CAMA Representative for Manitoba and Saskatchewan / City Manager & Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brandon, MB
  • Tony Kulbisky, CAMA Representative for Alberta / Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Devon, AB
  • Cory Bellmore, CAMA Representative for Northwest Territories Yukon Territory and Nunavut / Chief Administrative Officer, Village of Carmacks, YT
  • Beverly Hendry, Beverly Hendry, CAMA Director-at-Large / Chief Administrative Officer, Township of West Lincoln, ON.

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Media Contact:
CAMA: Stacey Murray, admin@camacam.ca, 506-261-3534
Moncton: Isabelle LeBlanc, Communication Director, City of Moncton, 506-853-3592, isabelle.leblanc@moncton.ca

About CAMA:
The Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) is a national, non-profit association open to all Chief Administrative Officers / City Managers and any person employed in a senior management position that reports directly to a CAO.  With a membership of over 600 senior municipal employees, from all parts of Canada, CAMA collectively represents more than 70% of the nation’s population. www.camacam.ca

by jd.lejeune@fre… Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:00