Career Announcement

Michael Prowse
City of Barrie

The City of Barrie is pleased to announce Michael Prowse as its new chief administrative officer (CAO) starting July 1.  As a former city councilor for 14 years, and with over a decade of general management experience in the private sector, Prowse brings political and administrative acumen to his new role.

In Prowse’s media statement he states, “I have called Barrie home for more than two decades and I am passionate about the city.  Barrie is becoming one of Canada’s top cities and I am happy to be part of its next phase of growth. I am excited to get to work with the exceptional staff to deliver on council’s vision for our city.”

Prowse will replace current CAO Carla Ladd who is retiring. 


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