The Lanark County Council has hired a new deputy clerk.
According to a release, council has hired Megan Beson as the county's new deputy clerk.
Bason has 14 years of experience, the release says, in progressively senior positions within the not-for-profit and local government sectors. Her most recent position includes legislative services officer and interim legislative services manager with the County of Grande Prairie in Alberta.
She was also employed with Equine Canada in financial and coordination positions, as well as in the high-tech sector.
“This work has allowed me to combine my passions into a challenging and rewarding career – people, research and public administration,” she said. “I thrive on managing multiple projects and deadlines in fast-paced environments, and I am thrilled to be involved with Lanark County.”
According to the release, Beson also brings a wide range of public administration experience to the county, including report and document preparation, council and governance process, legislative requirements, transitioning council meetings to online platforms, staff and councillor training, policy development, records management, budget analysis, team building and emergency management.
Her new position as deputy clerk will provide administrative research and support to the chief administrative officer and clerk, including members of council and the warden. She will also be assisting with provision of council and committee services and administrative support in the day-to-day operations of the county.
Beson's position as deputy clerk will take effect on May 30.