City Manager Profile

Learn more about Allan Seabrooke, City Manager for The City of Red Deer.
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Skills and Experience

  • Accomplished senior executive with entrepreneurial experience
  • Thirty years in diverse executive positions including private sector and municipal experience
  • Effective manager of people and resources

Professional Experience

CITY MANAGER,  The City of Red Deer - May 2019 to present

Responsible for management and oversight of the municipal corporation, which has a staff of 1,500 employees and an annual budget of approximately $500 million.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER AND COMMISSIONER, COMMUNITY SERVICES, City of Peterborough - 2015 to 2019

Responsible for management and oversight of the municipal corporation, which has a staff of 1,050 employees and an annual budget of approximately $350 million.

COMMISSIONER, COMMUNITY SERVICES, City of Waterloo - 2013 to 2015

Provided leadership to the City of Waterloo's portfolios (listed below) with an annual budget of $50 million.

  • Community Programming and Outreach Services
  • Recreation and Facility Services
  • By Law Enforcement And Property Standards Services
  • Fire Rescue Services
  • Environment and Parks Services

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Otonabee Region Conservation Authority - 2010 to 2013

Directly responsible for the overall corporate management and coordination of four major business units including:

  • Planning, Development and Enforcement Services
  • Conservation Lands, Parks and Water Resources
  • Corporate Services
  • Environmental and Engineering Services 

CONSULTANT, A.K. Seabrooke Management Consulting - 2009 to 2010

INTERIM COMMISSIONER, COMMUNITY AND FIRE SERVICES, AND DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC SERVICES, City of Markham - 2006 to 2008

Responsible for the leadership and coordination for five major portfolios including:

  • Recreation and Seniors Services
  • Culture Services including Theatre, Art Gallery and Museum
  • Markham Public Libraries
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Strategic Services including Environment Services, Energy Management, Special Events and Marketing

PARTNER, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, Leisurewear Canada - 1994 to 2006

Responsible for the following portfolios:

  • Finance
  • General Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Business Planning
  • Credit Management

Related Experience

  • Ontario Parks Association, Past President
  • Ontario Research Council on Leisure, Past President
  • Parks and Recreation Ontario, Board Member

Education

  • Master of Science (Administration - Parks & Recreation), Trent University
  • Honours Bachelor of Science (Urban Planning), Trent University
  • Executive Management Certificate, Queen's University
  • Diploma - Municipal Government Administration, St. Lawrence College
  • Diploma - Horticulture and Parks Management, University of Guelph

Professional Designations

  • Recreation Practitioners Certificate, Parks and Recreation Federation of Ontario
  • AMCT(A) Designation, Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario