City Names New Chief Administrative Officer


Mayor Mitch Panciuk is pleased to announce the appointment of Rod Bovay as the City’s new Chief Administrative Officer. The appointment will take effect immediately.

Rod has an Honours Degree in Geography from Carleton University with urban and regional planning, public administration and economics as his concentration of study. He furthered his education through the Municipal Administration Program at Loyalist College, affiliated with the Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario, and the Economic Development Program at the University of Waterloo. Rod’s professional memberships include: Canadian Institute of Planners, Ontario Professional Planners Institute, Economic Developers Association of Canada and Economic Developers Council of Ontario.

With 31 years in the municipal sector, Rod has been employed as the City of Belleville’s Director of Engineering and Development Services since March 2012.  In this role he has effectively led and coordinated the department, which consists of 35 employees. Rod is a respected and contributing member of the City’s Executive Management Team.

As a Registered Professional Planner, Rod provided strategic direction and professional planning advice to City Council, boards and committees of Council, other City departments, and to the public with respect to the City’s planning program.

Rod has been Interim Chief Administrative Officer since June 2019.

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