Press Release - Whitecourt CAO Peter Smyl receives provincial recognition
Whitecourt Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Peter Smyl has been presented with the 2018 Dedicated CAO Award from the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) and Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta (SLGM). Mr. Smyl accepted the award today at the 2018 AUMA Convention in Red Deer, Alberta.
“On behalf of the Town of Whitecourt, we are pleased to see Peter Smyl recognized by SLGM and AUMA for his dedication and commitment to municipal governance over the past 20 years,” said Whitecourt Mayor Maryann Chichak. “I’ve had the opportunity to work with Peter over the last several years, and his hard work and effort is deserving of this recognition from his peers and the municipal sector.”
The award recognizes long-term excellence and dedication to municipal government and chief administrative management.
As stated by Bob Beck, Chair of the SLGM, “Peter has worked hard to improve his professional knowledge and competence and to ensure his staff keep their skills current in this ever changing local government business.”
“It’s great that AUMA and SLGM have an avenue to recognize the work that municipal employees do for communities throughout the province,” added Peter Smyl. “Thank you to Whitecourt Town Council and my coworkers in helping me achieve this honour.”