SUMMERSIDE — City council has appointed Gordon MacFarlane as acting chief administrative officer (CAO) for the city.
The appointment became effective Dec. 1 with the retirement of current acting CAO Malcolm Millar at the end of November.
MacFarlane, who holds a bachelor of law degree from Dalhousie University and bachelor of kinesiology degree from Acadia University, has been employed with the city since 2006 as the director of human resources and legal affairs. He has also been serving as acting deputy CAO since April of this year.
He has previously served as acting director of the city’s community services department and is past president of the Greater Summerside and Area Chamber of Commerce.
“MacFarlane has been a valued employee for a number of years as an integral part of our senior management team and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position,” said Mayor Basil Stewart.