Centre Wellington CAO Honoured with Excellence in Municipal Finance Award

Posted On Monday September 26, 2022

CENTRE WELLINGTON - Last week, at the Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of Ontario (MFOA) 2022 Annual Conference, Township of Centre Wellington Chief Administrative Officer Dan Wilson was presented as the recipient of the Excellence in Municipal Finance Award.  This prestigious honour is awarded to an individual within the MFOA membership who has made a significant contribution to, and demonstrated leadership in, the field of municipal finance.

“This is a significant and impressive award, and we are honoured to have it presented to our very own CAO, Dan Wilson,” said Mayor Linton.  “Since 2017, the Township has benefited immensely from Dan’s experience, insight, contribution and demonstrated excellence to Municipal Finance.  His expertise and knowledge in Asset Management has enabled the Township to complete our first staff-prepared Asset Management Plan in 2022.  His guidance and strong leadership have been shown countless times, most recently through the creation of innovative funding strategies that will result in a new state-of-the-art multi-departmental Operations Centre and Centre Wellington’s first Business Park without requiring a dime from the taxpayer. Congratulations on receiving this very prestigious and well-deserved award.”    

Criteria for consideration of the Municipal Finance Award

  1. Hold a current membership in the Municipal Finance Officers' Association of Ontario or be employed by an MFOA member municipality
  2. Practiced in the field of municipal finance for at least 10 years
  3. Participated on committees or workshops dealing with topics relevant to municipal finance
  4. Become involved in various professional and/or political associations in the province of Ontario
  5. Demonstrated leadership in the field and "Excellence in Municipal Finance".

Dan Wilson was attending the MFOA conference as a speaker, showcasing Centre Wellington as a case study on Asset Management Planning best practices.  Wilson continues to bring awareness and success to our Township through his strong leadership and knowledge in Municipal Finance.  For more information on this award and the Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of Ontario, please visit https://www.mfoa.on.ca/mfoa/main

For more information:

Kendra Martin  | Communications and Strategic Initiatives Specialist

Township of Centre Wellington | 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON  N0B 1S0

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