Elizabeth Savill
Chief Administrative Officer

2069 Battersea Road
Glenburnie, Ontario
K0H 1S0

Phone 613 548-9400 ext 300


Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

The CAO is the County's senior staff person, directly supporting and advising County Council and providing organizational leadership to all staff. The position of CAO is assigned by County Council. The CAO assists Council in achieving its objectives and acts as the liaison between Council and staff.

The CAO leads a Senior Management Team and together the team manages the County of Frontenac's nearly 400 employees. 

Among many other affiliations, the CAO is actively involved with the activities and committees of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO); the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM); and represents the County and the region on working committees established by the Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus (EOWC). The CAO sits on the Rural Urban Liaison Advisory Committee (RULAC).


Through a coordinated and collaborative approach, the CAO's Office proactively:

  • Assists Council to set direction, priorities and policy;
  • Operationalizes Council's direction, priorities and policies across the organization; and
  • Ensures the Corporate Services Department functions economically, efficiently and effectively


A strong and trusting relationship between Council and staff creating a positive working environment where dedicated staff feel valued and enjoy being innovative.