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Source Protection Committee Member: Debbie Korolnek

Debbie is currently the General Manager, Engineering, Planning and Environment, for Simcoe County. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 1983 with a B.Sc. in Water Resources Engineering and has worked in municipal engineering for private industry and the municipal sector at both the local and upper tier levels for over 30 years.

Debbie began her career in consulting engineering working in municipal water and wastewater. In 1991 she joined the Regional Municipality of York as a project engineer, and worked in several positions to eventually become the General Manager, Water and Wastewater in 2005. While at York, Debbie served as a municipal representative on the CTC Source Protection Committee. She was also closely involved with implementation of policies under the Oak Ridges Moraine Protection Plan, the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan and Source Water Protection Plans. She left York Region in 2008 to pursue a broader career in Public Works with the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Debbie joined Simcoe County in April 2013. She has oversight of the Planning, Solid Waste, Roads, Forestry, Economic Development, Tourism and By-Law Departments.

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