LOCAL WOMAN HIRED AS REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HEAD 2/13/2018 11:14:09 AM
A local woman is moving up the ranks in economic development in Ontario.
Kate Burns Gallagher has been hired as the new Executive Director of Economic Development for Western Ontario.
Burns will be tasked with implementing the actions outlined in the Economic Development Strategic Plan developed in 2017.
She tells myFM News that she will be starting by bringing together the counties that make up the Western Wardens' Caucus.
The position is paid for by the Western Wardens through the County of Elgin.
She officially begins her new one-year position on February 20th.
Jessica Debackere will be taking over the role of Elgin County Economic Development Coordinator that Burns Gallagher currently holds.