WELLINGTON COUNTY – County clerk Donna Bryce is set to retire at the end of the year.
Bryce announced her retirement, effective Dec. 30, during the Sept. 29 county council meeting.
“It has been an honour and a privilege to work with several councils and the dedicated and hardworking staff at the County of Wellington,” said Bryce.
“It has been a bittersweet decision to retire and I know I am giving up something special to get to that next something that will be special.”
Bryce joined the county in 2010 and has been responsible for overseeing the clerk’s and information technology departments, as well as various county council and standing committee functions.
“On behalf of county council, I would like to thank Donna for her 12 years of outstanding municipal service,” said Warden Kelly Linton.
“Donna has always set an incredibly high standard for herself and her employees.
“Her extensive experience, knowledge and professionalism will be missed in Wellington County.”
Prior to joining the county, Bryce, who studied political science at McMaster University in Hamilton, held positions at the Region of Peel and the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
She has completed over 27 years of public service, including 12 years with the county.
“The County of Wellington has been very fortunate to have Donna as our county clerk for the past 12 years,” stated CAO Scott Wilson.
“Donna’s hard work and commitment to the county will be greatly missed. I want to thank Donna for her service and I wish her much happiness as she ventures into retirement.”