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Chief Administrative Officer


Municipality of Sioux Lookout
25 Fifth Avenue,
P.O. Box 158
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1A4
Phone: 807-737-2700

Chief Administrative Officer - Ann Mitchell 


Ann Mitchell, Chief Administrative Officer


The Role

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Council's sole employee, is responsible for exercising general control and management of the affairs of the Municipality, including:

  • providing policy advice and recommendations to Council
  • ensuring efficient and effective operations
  • directing program implementation in accordance with Council-approved service levels
  • monitoring service delivery to achieve the highest possible level of customer service and satisfaction

The Person

Ann Mitchell offers over 20 years' experience in the municipal sector, including eleven years in the role as CAO in various municipalities. Ann holds an Executive Diploma in Municipal Administration from the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) - Canada's premier municipal professional organization and a Masters in Municipal Leadership from York University.

The Message

Welcome to Sioux Lookout! It gives me great pleasure to have joined the Municipality of Sioux Lookout's team of first-rate managers and frontline staff to implement Council's vision for an attractive, affordable and sustainable community. I am committed to ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of the Municipality's programs and services in a customer-focused framework and will facilitate the Municipality's commitment to continuous improvement. My door is always open, and I invite residents, visitors and investors to contact me, or any of the members of our highly qualified and experienced Management Team, to discuss the wide array of programs, services and development opportunities our wilderness community has to offer.

Q&A with the CAO


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