The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer provides overall leadership and direction for the organization and oversees county operations managed by the following eight departments.

Office of the CAO


Scott Wilson

Chief Administrative Officer

X 2330

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Gord Ough
County Engineer

X 2280

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Human Resources


Andrea Lawson
Human Resources Director

X 2090

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Planning and Development


Gary Cousins

Director Planning and Development

X 2190

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Wellington Terrrace

Home for the Aged


Laura Holtom
Home for the Aged Administrator
519.846.5359 X 7240

Email Laura Holtom

Wellington County Library


Murray McCabe

Chief Librarian

X 6224

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Wellington Place

Museum and Archives


Janice Hindley

Wellington Place Administrator
X 5222

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Social Services


Eddie Alton

Social Services Administrator
X 3540

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Ken DeHart
County Treasurer

X 2920

Email Ken DeHart