City Announces Selection of New General Manager of Public Works 

For Immediate Release
10/7/2015 
Contact: Maria Visocchi, Manager of Communications 
Phone: 519-759-4150 

Brantford, ON— Today the City of Brantford announced that Beth Goodger has been selected as the City’s new General Manager of Public Works. A seasoned leader with over 27 years experience in public service, Goodger held a variety of senior positions with the City of Hamilton including Manager of Facilities and Planning, Senior Director, Operations & Waste Management and Director of Corporate Initiatives. Most recently, Goodger served as General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services Division for the City of Toronto.

Widely recognized as an expert in the field of Public Works, Goodger has authored a series of articles published in the Journal of Public Works & Infrastructure as well as Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine. A prolific and sought out speaker on the subject of waste management, she has presented at numerous conferences including the Solid Waste Association of America Annual Senior Executive Seminar, the McMaster Engineering Alumni Environmental Speakers Session and the Municipal Waste Integration Network Annual Conference.

Goodger is a member of the Ontario Waste Management Association Board of Directors and served as President of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Ontario Chapter from 2008-2013. Goodger is also a member of both the Canadian and Ontario Public Works Associations.

We are thrilled to have Beth bring her long track record of success and vision to the City of Brantford, said Geoff Rae, the City’s CAO. “Her expertise and extensive experience is vital to the new role she will assume. We so look forward to working with Beth to advance our Public Works initiatives in Brantford.”

Goodger completed a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at McMaster University.

She will begin in her new position on October 26th.

Media Contact

Maria Visocchi
Manager, Corporate Communications
City of Brantford
Office: 519.751.9900 ext. 214 | Cell: 519.732.9305
mvisocchi@brantford.ca