Following a province wide search, Puslinch Council unanimously appointed Mr. Glenn Schwendinger as its new Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk. Mr Schwendinger has a wealth of rural municipal experience having spent nearly twenty years in the sector. He began his municipal career as the Manager of Public Works in Perth East Township and for the past fourteen years held the position of Chief Administrative Officer for the municipality. Prior to joining the municipal sector, Mr. Schwendinger was employed as a Project Manager for a prominent Waterloo based engineering firm. He completed the Municipal Leadership Program from the Ivey School of Business as well graduating with an Honours in Civil/Resource Engineering Technology from Seneca College. In 2018, he was elected to serve as President of the Ontario Municipal Administrators Association, the professional development association for Ontario’s CAOs and City Managers.
“On behalf of Council and the community, I want to welcome Glenn to Puslinch. He has a demonstrated track record and I know he will provide great advice to Council and leadership to our staff” said Mayor James Seeley.
“I am grateful for the confidence shown by Mayor Seeley and Council and I am excited to be joining the highly respected team of dedicated staff at the Township of Puslinch. I look forward to working together with Council, staff and an engaged community to provide exceptional services for the residents and businesses of Puslinch” noted Mr. Schwendinger.
Mr. Schwendinger will be starting with the Township on December 16, 2019.