Make a difference: Become a Member of the Lanark County OPP Detachment Board

Tuesday, 05 March 2024 09:30

The new Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 for the Province of Ontario comes into effect April 1, 2024.

The Township of Drummond/North Elmsley is recruiting one (1) resident to be a Community Appointee to the OPP Detachment Board for a term commencing April 1, 2024 and expiring November 15, 2026. This position is an opportunity for a qualified resident to determine objectives and priorities for the Lanark County OPP Detachment to enhance the quality of life and ensure the safety and security of all persons and property in the community in keeping with the Minister of the Solicitor General’s Strategic Plan, and the OPP Detachment Board strategic plan.

The successful candidate shall be required to complete mandatory provincial training prior to being eligible to serve.

Who is eligible? Each applicant must be a resident of Drummond/North Elmsley, at least 18 years of age or older and not an employee of the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley.

In considering Community Appointments, preference may be given to persons demonstrating knowledge or experience in one (1) or more of the following areas:
a. Finance
b. Social Services
c. Education
d. Governance
e. Legal
f. Health Care
g. Mental Health

For more information, the Terms of Reference for the OPP Detachment Board can be accessed at

Interested applicants are invited to submit in confidence, a resume and cover letter demonstrating their knowledge and/or experience in one (1) or more of the preferred areas and clearly referencing the OPP Detachment Board by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on March 20th, 2024.

Janie Laidlaw,
Deputy Clerk
Township of Drummond North/Elmsley,
310 Port Elmsley Rd. Perth ON K7H 3C7
(613) 267-6500
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Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of determining suitability for the OPP Detachment Board only in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.