The annual AMCTO Municipal Leaders’ Forum is a premier one-day event for Ontario municipal senior professionals. The Forum brings together issues experts, academics, and executives from private and public industries to network and discuss key leadership and management issues facing our sector today.

Discover how municipal leaders across the province and beyond are adapting in times of crisis and how they’re making the most of new opportunities.

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM ET

Livestream Event (via Zoom)


Shrishma Davé

Legislative Specialist - Elections, Policy and Project Management
Town of Whitby

For the last eight years, Shrishma has worked at the Town of Whitby conducting legislative research, coordinating policy, council secretariat as well as municipal elections. She is a founding member and co-chair of the staff-led Diversity and Inclusion Task-Force. Previously, Shrishma has worked with NGOs and government institutions on issues of governance and policy. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Master of Arts in International Development from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.



*Subject to change.


Don MacLeod
Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Zorra

Julie Gonyou
Chief Administrative Officer, County of Elgin

Scott Stewart
Chief Administrative Officer, City of Guelph

Stephanie Potter
Policy and Research Associate, City of Stratford

Rob Adams
Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Stouffville

David Cribbs
Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Pelham

Dr. Anneke Smit
Associate Professor & Director, Windsor Law Centre for Cities, University of Windsor

Kyle Pratt
Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Tillsonburg

Kenneth Leung
Chairperson, Ontario Lean Community of Practice

Brenda Stonehouse
Past Chair, Ontario Lean Community of Practice

Mike Norman
Co-Chair, Ontario Lean Community of Practice

Shanon Kalra-Ramjoo
Manager, Enterprise Project and Change / Strategic Innovation Office

Dr. Steven Taylor
Professor, University of British Columbia 


Forum Fees


Forum Rate: 372.90

plus HST

Date: Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Registration Deadline: Monday, 26 April 2021

Forums are delivered over the Zoom platform, and can be viewed on computers, tablets and mobile phones. Please check the Zoom Requirements to ensure your device is capable of using Zoom. The link to access the webinar will be provided to registrants before the webinar date.

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