Official Statement: NPCA ANNOUNCES DAVID BARRICK AS INTERIM CAO

WELLAND, Ont. (December 14, 2018) The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is issuing the following update to the status of the roles and responsibilities within our organization.

Ms. MacManus assumed the responsibility of Interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), she has since resigned and is on a leave of absence. Due to Ms. MacManus’s resignation from the Interim CAO position, David Barrick is now Interim CAO.

The role of the Interim CAO is to move the organization forward through this transition and to ensure that the NPCA has the capacity and resources to complete not only the day-to-day operational requirements of the organization but continues to implement the Auditor General recommendations and the Strategic Plan 2018-2021.

The Interim CAO will support the 2019 Board of Directors in their search of a new Chief Administrative Officer.

NPCA will continue to share information with the public through our social channels, and website, excluding confidential human resources matters, which are protected under Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56, and legal matters, which are protected under solicitor-client privilege.

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About NPCA:
The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) oversees the Niagara Peninsula watershed, which encompasses the Niagara Region and portions of the City of Hamilton, and portions of Haldimand County.

NPCA delivers programs and services that focus on initiatives to help keep people and their property safe from flooding and erosion by regulating development near watercourses and natural features, predicting and issuing public flood warnings, guiding the protection of raw drinking water sources, testing water quality, managing and conserving natural resources, and education.

Questions related to the above release should be directed to:
Michael Reles, Manager, Communications
Mobile: 905-325-7334
mreles@npca.ca