Jul 17, 2015

Deborah Sargent – City Manager, City of Campbell River

By PFM Search

PFM Executive Search congratulates Deborah Sargent on her appointment as the new City Manager following a national search conducted by our firm.

Deborah has been the Chief Administrative Officer for Smithers, B.C. for the past eight years. She is an executive leader and registered community planner with more than 20 years of experience in local government in B.C.

In making the announcement City of Campbell River’s Mayor, Andy Adams said:

“Deborah’s experience along with her innovative, collaborative style, and results-driven approach will bring stability and skills that will complement our senior management team and supporting staff. We are looking forward to Deborah joining us in early September.”

“I am looking forward to being a part of the Campbell River community and working with the Mayor and Council of the City of Campbell River to realize their strategic goals,” says Deborah Sargent. “Collaborating with community groups, organizations and citizens in Smithers has proved to be a winning approach for harnessing the energy and ideas of the community. I am eager to take on this new role in Campbell River and work together with a focused Council, a strong management team at the City and a willingness to listen to the community and implement changes and improvements as needed.”

“The firm of PFM Executive Search was instrumental in providing Council with a wide variety of candidates. It is evident that candidates from all parts of Western Canada now see the City of Campbell River as a desirable place to work, live and play, which is a good indication of the positive changes that our community is experiencing,” the Mayor added.

For more information on the City of Campbell River please visit City of Campbell River.

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