David Szwarc

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Mr,
David
Szwarc

Mr,
David
Szwarc

Community Member


Biography

David has been serving the public for over 30 years. As the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Region of Peel, David is responsible for the co-ordination of all administrative and service delivery functions, and for the overall management of the Regional Corporation. He oversees a diversified organization that provides essential public services to more than 1.3 million residents and 86,000 businesses in the Cities of Brampton, Mississauga, and the Town of Caledon

Prior to being appointed as CAO in October 2005, David served as Commissioner of Social Services and Director of Ontario Works in Peel. David has also held positions with the Government of Ontario and the Region of Halton. David has received the Rotary International Centennial Award for Professional Excellence. His work at Peel has been recognized with the IPAC Public Sector Leadership Award (Gold) and the Institute for Citizen-Centred Service (ICCS) 2012 Heintzman Leadership Award for the promotion of citizen-centred service within the Canadian public sector. David is a Fellow in the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University.

David has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto (Mississauga, Ontario) and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario), and has completed the Executive Education program at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (Cambridge, Mass.) 

David is currently in his second term as community member of the UTM Campus Council.