Brief: City of Revelstoke announces CAO Dawn Low submits resignation

City CAO Dawn Low was in the position for about 16 months.

In a statement, the City of Revelstoke said that Dawn Low has retired. Photo: City of Revelstoke image

The City of Revelstoke has announced that Chief Administrative Officer Dawn Low has “submitted her resignation.”

Low started the job in December of 2019 and has served for about 16 months. She previously worked in various roles at the city, including as Corporate Administration Officer

In a statement, Mayor Gary Sulz characterized the news as something that was announced to him. “We are saddened by the news. Ms. Low has done an admirable job especially with managing the impact of COVID19 on the organization,” said Sulz in a statement. “She has been instrumental in supporting and building a resilient team while pursing [c]ouncil priorities

The city announced it has appointed Ron Mattiussias as the interim CAO, saying it is starting the recruiting process for a new permanent CAO “immediately.”

In a statement, Low said her time with the city was rewarding. “It has been a rewarding experience working with Mayor and Council, and an honour to work with the incredible team of staff that have such dedication to the organization and always keep things moving forward,” said Low in a statement.

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