CAO Jacques Dubé has appointed Jerry Blackwood as the acting Chief Financial Officer for Halifax Regional Municipality while Amanda Whitewood is seconded to the IWK, effective Oct. 2.
Jerry, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), has been the municipality’s Manager of Revenue and Municipal Treasurer for more than 12 years, and previously managed accounting for Lawtons Drugs Stores.
He also serves on the HRM Pension Committee, the ICT Committee, the Investment Committee, the Service Excellence Committee and other Audit & Finance and Labour Management Committees.
Jerry is a trusted advisor and leader in Finance and Asset Management (FAM). The municipality’s finances, asset management and real estate portfolios are in very capable hands.