Durham: ABM Guest Speaker: Durham Region Chair, John Henry

Date and Time

Starts:05/13/2021 6:00 PM

Ends:05/13/2021 7:30 PM

Event Type: ABMs






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Durham: 05.13.21 *VIRTUAL* ABM Guest Speaker: Durham Region Chair John Henry

The Annual Business Meeting will include a report on Chapter activities, member recognition and an introduction of our 2021/2022 Chapter Board. Following our ABM, guest speaker John Henry, Durham Region Chair, will share a short presentation. Chair Henry will be joining to discuss HR challenges the Region has experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic and will be available for a question and answer period.


6:00 pm Opening Remarks  Catherine Claridge, Durham Chapter Char

6:05 pm Annual Business Meeting

6:30 pm Awards and Recognition

6:45 pm Presentation  John Henry, Chair  & CEO Regional Municipality of Durham, 

7:30 pm Adjournment

Speaker bio(s)
John Henry

Elected as Durham’s Regional Chair and CEO in 2018, John Henry served as the Mayor of Oshawa from 2010-2018, and Regional Councillor for Oshawa’s Ward 5 from 2006-2010. He has previously served as a member of the Regional Planning & Economic Development Committee, as Chair of the Durham Region Local Housing Corporation, member of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee and the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee. Born and raised in Oshawa and a dedicated volunteer, John has a vested interest in the future development, prosperity and quality of life for Durham residents, while keeping a close eye on fiscal responsibility. John is a graduate of R.S. McLaughlin C.V.I., Durham College, George Brown College and Panasonic’s Corporate School. He is also a trained Industrial Fire Fighter, Ice Rescue Specialist and Dive Rescue Specialist. Regional Chair Henry and his wife Katherine, a retired Pharmacist, have two daughters, Danielle who is a Speech Pathologist and Jessica, who is an Officer and Dentist for the Canadian Armed Forces.