Supplied by the City of Sault Ste. Marie…
Sault Ste. Marie, ON (2019 06 17) – After a substantial recruitment process completed by the
CAO Selection Committee with the support and assistance of the City’s Human Resource
Department, City Council has voted to appointed Malcolm White as the next CAO of the
Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie.
“I want to thank Councillor Niro and Councillor Hilsinger for serving on the CAO Selection
Committee with me and for their great work,” said Mayor Christian Provenzano. “We
completed a substantive recruitment process and we are confident in its result. Mr. White
brings decades of municipal government experience and executive management leadership to
the position of CAO. As a long-time employee of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, he has extensive
knowledge of the Corporation and community, along with the challenges and opportunities
facing both.”
Malcolm White is a long-term employee of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, having been hired in
1988 as the Recreation Assistant – Sports/Events/Development. His successive roles include
Deputy City Clerk & Manager of Quality Improvement, City Clerk and, most recently, Deputy
CAO / City Clerk – Corporate Services.
“I am both honoured and humbled to be selected as the next CAO for the City of Sault Ste.
Marie. I was very fortunate to return to Sault Ste. Marie after obtaining my degree and to live
in my community of choice as I pursued a career and raised a family. I am looking forward to
working with Mayor Provenzano and City Council, City staff and the community as we work
together in building the next chapter in our city’s development.”
Mr. White is a graduate of Laurentian University where he obtained a Bachelor of Physical and
Health Education. He holds a Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) designation from AMCTO and
has participated in many AMCTO committees and project teams, as well as teaching the
Municipal Administration Program.
He is the proud husband of Donna (nee Della Costanza) and father of Alicia and Matthew.