Press Release - Town of Pictou CAO
Appointment of CAO Announced by Pictou Town Council
November 20, 2017
From: Jim Ryan, Mayor, Town of Pictou
Mayor Jim Ryan and Pictou Town Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dan Troke to the position of Chief Administrative Officer effective January 8, 2018.
Mr. Troke comes to the position with over 20 years of experience within multiple levels of government in Nova Scotia and Canada. He will be leaving his current position as Chief Executive Officer at Niagara Regional Housing to return to Nova Scotia.
Mr. Troke has held positions of increasing responsibility within Nova Scotia Government Departments including Coordinator of Accounting and Financial Reporting, with the Department of Agriculture, Director of Taxation and Fiscal Policy, with the Department of Finance, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Housing Nova Scotia.
In his roles, Dan has been entrusted with complex, multi stakeholder programs that required building strong relationships in the private, not for profit and public sectors, ensuring continual policy development, financial planning and monitoring of the delivery of programs. Mayor Ryan stated, ‘Dan was selected from a strong field of candidates as the person most able to support us as we move The Town of Pictou toward the implementation of our long term plan.’
Mr. Troke has an MBA from Saint Mary’s University, and a BBA from the University College of Cape Breton.
Dan and his wife Joanne have three children and enjoy spending time at their family cottage in Brule.
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