Saugeen Shores Infrastructure Director moving to the County level


Bruce County is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Froese as the new Director of Transportation & Environmental Services, effective February 14, 2022.

As a member of the County’s Senior Leadership Team, Amanda will administer the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and administration requirements of the County road system, develop a Climate Change Action Plan, update the Waste Management Master Plan, and help the County respond to the challenges of COVID-19.


Under Amanda’s leadership, the Transportation & Environmental Services team will:

• Construct or maintain approximately 650 km of Bruce County roads and 148 bridges that connect our local urban, industrial, commercial, and recreational centres.
• maintain the trail network, including 80 km of bike trails
• manage forestry initiatives, including 4,850 hectares of forest
• guide waste diversion and disposal initiatives.

Amanda Froese is an experienced leader and Licensed Professional Engineer.  She has been the Director of Infrastructure and Development Services for the Town of Saugeen Shores since 2017, where she was responsible for strategic direction and oversight for public works, engineering, environmental, and development services. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering), and a Bachelor of Arts (Administration and Commercial Studies). She is also a Fellow of Engineers Canada, a Member of the Order of Honour with Professional Engineers Ontario, and an Executive Committee Member with the Municipal Engineers Association.

“Infrastructure in Bruce County is evolving with traffic demands and regional growth. We extend a warm welcome to Amanda Froese, our new Director of Transportation & Environmental Services, who will carry out our recently approved Master Transportation Plan, which creates a safe and reliable transportation system to meet the needs of all residents, visitors, and businesses,” said Warden Janice Jackson, “We would like to also wish former Director of Transportation & Environmental Services, Miguel Pelletier, a very happy retirement.”

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Bruce County is an upper-tier municipality in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, made up of 8 lowertier municipalities and 68,423 residents.