Sooke hires new chief administrative officer

Teresa Sullivan takes over Monday from the departing Gord Howie.

  • Dec. 8, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The District of Sooke has hired a new chief administrative officer.

Teresa Sullivan takes over Monday (Dec. 14) from the departing Gord Howie.

Sullivan brings a “transformative leadership style” to the position of CAO, drawing on her extensive management experience with the provincial government, said a district press release.

For the last eight years she has run her own consulting company. She also served on Colwood council between 2011 and 2013.

“Ms. Sullivan’s experience and positive approach will be extremely beneficial to the District of Sooke and we look forward to welcoming her to our team,” said acting mayor Kevin Pearson.

Sullivan has a master’s degree in business administration from Royal Roads University and has worked in both the public and private sector providing consulting services in government relations, leadership, and media relations.

“I feel serving as the CAO for the District is an exciting opportunity to help council and staff build strong community relationships and shape the future of Sooke,“ Sullivan said.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Hospital foundation president praises generosity of Peninsula residents

Karen Morgan said support during COVID-19, financial and otherwise, has been touching

UPDATED: West Shore RCMP locate dangerous, ‘high-risk sex offender’ thanks to help of taxi cab driver

Scott Jones wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, ‘a risk to women and girls,’ police say

Sidney’s Cascadia Seaweed hopes to float to the top of a growing industry

Food products based on seaweed could hit local shelves in spring 2021

New Oak Bay officer on the traffic beat

Const. Jeff Savoy a ‘top traffic enforcement officer’

Deadline looms to take Esquimalt’s waste stream survey

Township wants residents, business owners’ thoughts on integrated resource management

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

End of CERB means uncertainty for some, new system for others

As of a week ago, the CERB had paid out $79.3 billion to 8.8 million people

Horgan, Wilkinson trade barbs over MSP premiums, health care at campaign stops

Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24 earlier this week

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Vancouver Island Tour de Rock riders roll into Parksville Qualicum Beach

Saturday’s schedule includes Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino, followed by Nanaimo on Sunday

97 distressed horses, cats and dogs seized from farm in Princeton

RCMP assisted as BC SPCA executed search warrant

Most Read