Niagara Region has announced the appointment of Dan Carnegie as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer. Carnegie has spent more than thirty years in the public sector holding positions with Toronto Hydro, the Town of Oakville, the City of Oshawa and most recently, prior to his work with Niagara Region, with the City of St. Catharines as their Chief Administrative Officer from 2014 to 2017. For the past four months Carnegie has been serving as the temporary Commissioner of Public Works for Niagara Region. The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer is a new position for Niagara Region. The Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer will oversee the work of the Clerks, and Strategic Communications and Public Affairs divisions, as well as the government relations activities of the Region. The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer position is being held as a temporary position for now as the Region navigates any potential organizational changes that may come from the Provincial government’s review of Regional Governments. Carnegie will begin his role as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer on Oct. 30, 2023.