Elgin County’s Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk Resigns

May 8, 2023
For Immediate Release

Elgin County Council has accepted the resignation of our Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, Julie Gonyou.

Council would like to express its gratitude for Ms. Gonyou’s many contributions and successes with the County. Over more than five years and alongside three different compositions of Council, Ms. Gonyou served as a passionate and dedicated public servant who focused on good governance, modernizing services and responding to community needs. Council thanks her for her tireless resolve, resilience, selflessness, leadership, and dedication to the betterment of Elgin County.

Ms. Gonyou oversaw a number of significant successes during her tenure, including the 2020-2022 Strategic Plan, the 2020 Service Delivery Review, guiding the organization through the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and overcoming challenges related to the Port Bruce Bridge collapse, just to name a few.

On behalf of Council, I would like to thank Ms. Gonyou for her years of service and dedication to Elgin County, and wish her well in her future endeavours.

Elgin County Council will be determining next steps for this important position during upcoming Council meetings.




For additional information, please contact:

Warden Ed Ketchabaw
(519) 619-8432

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