New Chief Administrative Officer For Windsor

Tuesday January 26th, 2021

Posted at 11:43am


The City of Windsor will have a new Chief Administrative Officer this April.

Effective April 6th, 2021, Jason Reynar will replace Onorio Colucci, who has decided to retire after nearly 37 years of continuous service to the City of Windsor.

Since 2015, Reynar has served as the Chief Administrative Officer to the Town of Innisfil. He also held multiple roles, including Town Solicitor and Town Clerk in the same community. Prior to joining the public sector, Reynar was a litigator in Toronto.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (University of Guelph), Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws (Osgoode Hall Law School) and a Master of Business Administration (Schulich School of Business). 

Reynar has led such innovations in the municipal sector as a public transit system powered by ride-sharing and the launch of The Orbit (

The City undertook a thorough process for a new CAO that initially began in October 2020. Led by Boyden Executive Search, over 175 public sector leaders were targeted as part of the initial recruitment effort; 23 applications were received, and six candidates were assessed and interviewed.

The recommendation to advance Reynar was a unanimous decision of Windsor City Council.

 Colucci has agreed to support the transition process by assuming the role of Senior Special Advisor from April 6th until April 30th, 2021.


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