Edson Town Council has identified current General Manager of Corporate Services, Sarah Bittner, as the person that will assume the role of Interim CAO following the departure of Chief Administrative Officer Mike Derricott on December 31st, 2020.
Bittner has held numerous roles with the Town of Edson for over 13 years.
Mayor Kevin Zahara says Council has already begun the search for a new CAO and has no doubts in Ms. Bittner’s ability to ensure Town of Edson operations continues to function seamlessly during the transition.
“While the recruitment process is underway, Council has complete confidence in the exceptional staff we have in the Town of Edson. We know they will continue to serve our residents well as we take our time to ensure we find the right candidate to fill this important role."
CAO Derricott will be working closely with Ms. Bittner over the next two months to ensure a smooth transition and continuity of business operations.