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Beverly Hendry - Past President

Beverly Hendry

Past President

Tel: (506) 460-2135

Bev Hendry has dedicated her entire 35-plus year career to the local governance sector, starting as a student with a number of roles at the City of St. Catharines.  She began her full-time career with the Province of Ontario, spending the majority of her 19-years working with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and finishing her time there as Regional Director for Central Ontario.   She gained valuable experience in policy development, program administration, strategic planning, stakeholder and government relations, provincial planning, communications, and issues management.  She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Science in Management and Economics from the University of Guelph and a Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership from the Schulich School of Business, York University.

Bev is a strong leader and community builder, with a focus on good government.  Since 2005, she has held the top civil servant position at the Township of Scugog, the City of Oshawa and the Township of West Lincoln before retiring in December 2023.  In these roles, she has spearheaded advancements in modernizing service to residents and businesses, developing inclusive communications for increased public engagement, implementing new financial strategies and comprehensive growth plans with all stakeholders and has fostered an environment of cooperation that can be held to increased standards of accountability and transparency.  She has a high level of integrity and trust and is committed to the Municipal CAO profession.

Bev is currently the Past President of CAMA and also a Past President of the Ontario Municipal Administrators Association.



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