OBOA Retirements

Congratulations on your retirement.

We proudly celebrate our OBOA retirees for their dedicated years of service and invaluable contribution to the OBOA and their municipality. Thank you!

Jim Witmer

James A. Witmer retires from City of Kitchener It is official, as of April 30, 2015, Jim Witmer, CBCO and former City of Kitchener CBO retires. The building division staff hosted a celebration for Jim and his family. Both former and current building staff attended the...

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Terry Willing

Terry Willing has officially retired as Kingston CBO after 33 years of public service. Terry was orginally hired to work in the Engineering Department and after 3 short years moved to Building where he remained until retirement! Terry is a former OBOA Board of...

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Heather Rutherford

Heather Rutherford, CBO for the Township of Essa officially has retired, and OBOA celebrated her retirement at the April 11 2015 Chapter Chairs Meeting. Heather retired as CBO for Essa for almost 9 years, and coordinated a fine emergency plan after the Angus tornado...

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Leo Grellette

Leo Grellette receives a congratulatory certificate in honour of his retirement, and for the dedication and continued support of the OBOA as a member, Board Director and Past President of the OBOA, and valued employee of the City of Vaughan as a qualified Chief...

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Arlene Gregoire

Arlene Gregoire retires from the City of Ottawa. Ms. Gregoire's thirty year career in municipal government began with policy and by-law development and progressed to management positions in the former City of Ottawa. She was appointed as Director and Chief Building...

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Ric Irvine

Ric Irvine receives a congratulatory certificate in honour of his retirement, and for the dedication and continued support of the OBOA as a member and valued employee of the Township of Trent Lakes as a qualified Chief Building Official in the Province of Ontario.

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Frank Spagnolo

After 38 years of service as a Building Official, Frank Spagnolo, P.Eng., CBCO, retired on April 30, 2015. Frank started his career as a Building Inspector with the City of Toronto, and worked there for 3 years prior to joining the City of Mississauga, where he...

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Jim Sangster

Receiving a congratulatory certificate in honour of his retirement. Jim has been a building official since 2003 with the Township of North Kawartha, a member of OBOA since 2006 and been a valued member of the Liftlock Chapter. Jim has been a qualified and respected...

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Matt Graham

Recieves a congratulatory acknowledgment in honour of his retirement and continued support for the OBOA as a member and qualified Deputy Chief Building Official, and supporting knowledge transfer as an AMTS Host Committee Chair. Matt also contributed in multiple roles...

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Willy Wong

Recieves a congratulatory acknowledgment in honour of his Retirement and continued support of the OBOA. Willy was very supportive of the OBOA, including Technical Sessions Chair of the 2016 AMTS in Toronto. Willy was a member and chair of the Greater Toronto Area...

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