The United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry is pleased to announce the appointment of Tara Kirkpatrick as the new manager of economic development effective March 8, 2021.
Tara joins the Counties with an array of experience in economic development, business retention and expansion and municipal priority projects from her time with the Township of North Glengarry. She spent four years with the township, including most recently as the economic development and communications officer.
“Economic development is a critical component of the Counties’ strategic plan, and we are pleased to welcome Tara into this new role with the upper-tier,” said Counties CAO Tim Simpson. “Tara’s experience and successes in North Glengarry will dovetail nicely with the priorities we have laid out for our region.”
Tara has a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree from Carleton University and is in the process of completing a Certificate in Economic Development from the University of Waterloo.
“I’m excited to join the team at the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry and honoured by this opportunity to work with all six municipalities on the strategic goals they share,” she said.