For Immediate Release - Kyle Slaunwhite Appointed as Town of Pictou CAO

Posted by Michelle Young on 30 March 2021



Kyle Slaunwhite Appointed as Town of Pictou CAO
From: Jim Ryan, Mayor, Town of Pictou

Pictou, NS - Pictou Town Council is pleased to announce that Kyle Slaunwhite has been appointed to the position of Chief Administrative Officer for the Town effective April 5th. The motion to accept the recommendation was passed at a Special Meeting of Council held on Monday, March 29th.

Mr. Slaunwhite has been employed with the Town in various roles since 2006 including in his current position as Superintendent of Public Works since 2018. He also acted as the Manager of Public Utilities and Projects between 2011 and 2018 when, among other things, was responsible for oversight of the planning, budgeting and construction of the new water treatment facility and related improvements to the distribution system.

Following his graduation from Pictou Academy, Slaunwhite went on to earn an Honours Degree in Applied Sciences (Chemical Process Engineering) from Queens University in Kingston, ON. He has since earned a Masters in Business Administration at Queens as a recipient of the D and R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

Mayor Jim Ryan expressed his pleasure with the appointment stating that ‘Kyle has been an extremely knowledgeable and committed employee of the Town who displays a strong understanding of the needs of our community. Council looks forward to working with the new CAO on projects important to our residents and business owners.’

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