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Chatham-Kent Children’s Services gets new CEO

Stephen Doig, current associate director at Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, has been appointed interim chief executive officer at Chatham Kent Children’s Services. His secondment will begin on October 15.

Stephen Doig is one of the most respected managers within Ontario’s child welfare system,” said Monica Bacic, chair of Chatham Kent Children’s Services. “We are lucky to have Stephen Doig take on this responsibility, and Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington are being kind to lend us his expertise.”

Doig has more than 25 years experience working with child welfare agencies across Ontario. Over the past six years he has held progressively responsible positions with Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington. These included director of services, director of quality assurance and organizational planning, and most recently, associate director.  Prior to moving to southeastern Ontario, Stephen spent nearly 20 years at Sarnia Lambton Children’s Aid Society, departing in 2006 as their director of services. He began his career in 1985 with the Algoma Children’s Aid Society.

In addition to his management responsibilities,Doig has been involved in several provincial projects.

A recruitment process is underway to find a permanent replacement for the agency’s retired CEO. That process is expected to take several months.

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