Jane Clohecy is the Chief Administrative Office (CAO) for the Town of Oakville. As CAO, Jane provides leadership for the organization, demonstrates a commitment to excellence in the administration and management of the town, and ensures town programs and services align with Council-approved policies and strategic directions.
For 14 years, Jane served as the town's Commissioner of Community Development, leading a team of over 100 professionals in the departments of planning, building, development engineering, engineering and construction, municipal enforcement and economic development. Under her leadership, the town successfully executed several initiatives, to transform policies, programs and strategies of the Town of Oakville. Most notably, Jane ensured an extensive community consultation program on many town processes and initiatives. She led a transformational process to establish, and successfully defend, the town's new Official Plan - Livable Oakville, as well as a process to finalize a Downtown Transportation and Streetscape plan, the redevelopment of three former school sites and the former Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital site.
A member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, Jane has her Masters Certificate in Public Management from the Schulich School of Business, and completed the Executive Program Fundamentals in Governance from Queens University.
Jane has over 30 years of municipal experience, previously working at Halton Region, the Town of Markham, the Toronto Region Conservation Authority, the City of Toronto and the former City of North York.