Office of the CAO

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is appointed by Council and is responsible for management of the City's daily operations. Brian Hutchings is the City of Brantford's CAO.  

City programs and services

Guided by the policies and priorities of Council, the CAO leads and brings together the efforts of all departments, ensuring that the City's programs and services meet the demands and expectations of the community.

An Executive Leadership Team of four Commissioners support the CAO. Each is responsible for specific service areas in each of the City's four Commissions as follows:

  • Community Development - Michael Bradley, Commissioner 
    Planning, Building, Property Standards, By-law and Security, Economic Development, Tourism and Cultural Initiatives 
  • Community Services and Social Development - Marlene Miranda, Commissioner 
    Children's Services, Family and Income Stability, Housing and Homelessness,  Senior Management Liaison with Brantford Public Library, Brant County Health Unit and John Noble Home
  • Corporate Services - Joelle Daniels, Commissioner, City Treasurer 
    Human Resources, Information Technology, Clerks and Licensing, Legal and Real Estate (including Provincial Offences Court) Finance
  • Public Works - Inderjit (Indie) Hans, Commissioner 
    Engineering Services, Operational Services, Parks and Recreation Services, Environmental Services, Fleet and Transit Services,  Facilities, Special Projects, Brantford Fire and Emergency Management, Economic Development, Tourism and Cultural Initiatives