City staffer claims seat on AMO board of directors
London Community News
At the annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Grant Hopcroft, director of Intergovernmental and Community Liaison for the City of London, was acclaimed as Secretary-Treasurer to the AMO board of directors.
As a member of the board and executive committee, Hopcroft will help set policy for the association and serve as a key municipal leader in the province.
“AMO’s board of directors benefits from membership from across the province, reflecting the diversity of Ontario’s municipal governments. To that end, I am pleased to have Grant on the 2012-2014 Board team,” said AMO president, Russ Powers, in a news release.
AMO’s key advocacy priorities are focused on achieving fiscal sustainability for municipal governments, advancing federal, provincial partnerships for infrastructure and strengthening municipal legislative authority to advance local economic prosperity and environmental sustainability.
AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario’s 444 municipal governments. AMO supports strong and effective municipal government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada’s political system.