Township Welcomes Interim CAO Garth Johns

Mr. Garth Johns has been appointed by Council as interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), effective today (April 8).

Mr. Johns is a highly respected senior leader, manager, consultant and author. Heis also a much sought after presenter and speaker on topics relating to leadership, management and human resources. Mr. Johns is familiar with the Township of Brock and Region of Durham as he previously worked as the Commissioner of Human Resources for the Region of Durham.

As interim CAO, Mr. Johns will help ensure the Township's commitment to excellent service delivery continues and lead the recruitment search for a permanent CAO.

Mr. Johns will also be working with Mr. Garry Cubitt, former Region of Durham's CAO for 25 years, who will consult Council as it develops a new strategic plan.

Members of Council and staff look forward to working with Mr. Johns. They would also like to thank former CAO & Municipal Clerk Thomas Gettinby for his commitment, dedication and service to Brock over the past 20 years and wish him all the best in his retirement.

Mr. Johns can be reached by email at or by phone at 705-432-2355 ext. 239.

For more information please contact:
Township of Brock
1 Cameron St. E, Box 10
Cannington, Ontario, L0E 1E0