New Deputy CAO In Essex
The Town of Essex has a new Deputy Chief Administrative Officer.
Chris Nepszy takes on the new role after serving as the Town as the Director, Infrastructure and Development Services since 2008.
“Our first contact with Chris was during the design and project management of the new Essex Pollution Control Plant and the upgrades to the Harrow-Colchester Water Treatment Plant which he led in in his role as Project Manager/Engineer for Stantec Consulting,” said Donna Hunter, Chief Administrative Officer. “He impressed us with his hard work and commitment to building a strong working relationship. From there we knew he would be a great addition to the Town of Essex team.”
In the new Deputy CAO position, Nepszy will work closely with the CAO and be responsible for providing corporate leadership and oversight of all Town operations. The Deputy CAO will contribute to strategic decision-making, coordinate interdepartmental programs and projects, and fill in as CAO during absences. The newly-created position will also assist with succession planning and building leadership capacity within the Town.
He will continue his work as Director, Infrastructure and Development Services. He will also continue to oversee the Planning and Development department until the appointment of a Director, Development Services.