CAO Thomas R. Webster

Thomas R. Webster

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Serving the residents of East Gwillimbury (EG), as CAO since 2005, Tom is known for his focus on employee development and effective team building skills.

Working closely with Mayor Hackson and Council, each council term is defined with the development of a Strategic Plan which drives program and service delivery for the four-year term.

With innovation and change management being trademarks of the EG leadership team, EG has been recognized both nationally and provincially. During Tom's tenure, EG has become a leading and best practice service provider, with the lowest taxes in York Region and one of the strongest fiscal positions in Ontario.

Under Tom's leadership, EG has developed strategic partnerships and collaborations to ensure municipal success and best practices, including the Northern Six municipal partnership.

Throughout his career, Tom has contributed many hours to non-profit organizations and causes including coaching and youth leadership.

Tom holds a M.B.A. from McMaster University, a B.Comm. from the University of Toronto, a Professional Land Economist (PLE) designation and is a Certified Municipal Manager.