Administration

Chief Administrative Officer

Cochrane’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides leadership and direction to approximately 300 full-time, part-time and seasonal staff who work for the Town of Cochrane. See the organizational chart.

The CAO has an important role as a bridge between Administration and Council: the CAO ensures Town Council has all the information it needs to make sound policy decisions, and as administrative leader, the CAO ensures the municipality's work is carried out according to approved policy.

The CAO is apolitical, overseeing municipal operations and ensuring Council’s priorities and strategic directions are achieved in the most effective way.

Senior Leadership Team

The CAO receives advice and assistance from the members of the Senior Leadership Team:

Rick Deans

Senior Manager, Infrastructure Services
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Drew Hyndman

Senior Manager, Development Services
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Stacey Loe

Senior Manager, Legislative and Protective Services
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Gerry Murphy

Senior Manager, Community Services
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Katherine Van Keimpema

Senior Manager, Corporate Services
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