Brockville – Mayor and Council of the Corporation of the City of Brockville are pleased to announce the hiring of Janette Loveys as the City Manager following an in-depth hiring process.
Ms. Loveys has extensive public sector experience at the senior leadership level, having most recently worked as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Sunshine Coast Regional District in British Columbia. Prior to this she worked in senior positions in Ontario at the City of Guelph, the City of Welland and the Township of Minden Hills as well as the Capital Regional District in Victoria, B.C.
Ms. Loveys holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Arts – Sociology from the University of Toronto and she has received various leadership and public administration training and professional development throughout her career.
During her career Ms. Loveys has led financial process improvements through introducing enhanced budgeting processes and has project management experience having led a P3 project for a multi-sport facility. She prides herself on her ethical and collaborative leadership style and is a practitioner in meaningful community consultation and engagement which she looks forward to utilizing in the City Manager role at the City of Brockville.
Ms. Loveys is looking forward to her return to Ontario and making Brockville her home while working with Council and staff to make a difference in the community she serves.
Mayor Baker states “City Council first reviewed what we were looking for in an ideal candidate and further approached both community stakeholders and staff to confirm our criteria was shared by our key partners. It was clear to Council we were looking for dynamic change and a collaborative leader with the ability to lead both our staff and guide our council. Although the selection committee was impressed with multiple candidates Janette clearly checked all the boxes. We are thrilled to have found what we believe is the ideal person to lead the next chapter in our beautiful City’s development”.
Ms. Loveys will start with the City of Brockville between mid to late May.