Dawn McAlpine, General Manager of Community and Corporate Services, City of Barrie

Dawn was appointed as General Manager of Community and Corporate Services for the City of Barrie, a single tier municipality with a population of approximately 145,000, in the fall of 2017. Prior to this appointment Dawn was the Director of Legislative and Court Services/City Clerk, a position she had held since August of 2007. She has been employed with the City of Barrie since 1991. Her time with the City of Barrie has also included working in the area of business attraction, retention and expansion as an Economic Development Officer, as well as work in waste management as a Waste Reduction Officer.

Dawn is a member of the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) and a past Chair of AMCTO’s Municipal Elections Act Project Team. She has served as an instructor for the AMCTO’s Municipal Administration Program. She holds an Honours Degree in Economics and has completed additional studies in Municipal Administration and Law. Dawn was awarded the AMCTO’s Certified Municipal Officer designation in 2007.