Michael Wildman

With over 30 years of municipal government experience, Michael Wildman is our President and Principal Consultant. Michael is an award-winning municipal government expert whose career has included working for small, midsize and large municipalities at the lower, upper and single tier levels. Michael is often called upon to present and facilitate at conferences and professional events. In 2017, Michael was elected by his peers across Ontario as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks & Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO). Michael is also a graduate of the Professional Facilitator Program (PFP).

Michael’s Bio Highlights:
  • Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Arnprior
  • Chief Administrative Officer, Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal
  • Manager, Development Review, City of Ottawa
  • Manager, Infrastructure Approvals, City of Ottawa
Michael’s Memberships, Designations, Awards and Publications include:

Director at Large, Board of Directors, Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks & Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) 2017-2019.

MCIP, Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners

RPP, Registered Professional Planner, Ontario Professional Planners Institute

CET, Civil, Ontario Association of Engineering Technicians & Technologists (OACETT)

CMO, Certified Municipal Officer, Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks & Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO)

Dipl. M.M., Executive Diploma in Municipal Management with Honours, AMCTO, Western University Continuing Studies, Seneca College


Provincial Award, 2009 George Burwash
Langford Memorial Award
– In recognition of a distinguished career that has brought recognition to the profession of engineering/applied science technology

Provincial Award, 2014 OACETT Publications Award – In recognition of outstanding authorship of the feature article “Coping in Today’s Fiscal Reality”

Publication, Small Town, Big Challenge. How the Village of Cardinal Tackled Waste Water ProblemsOct 2012 – The Ontario Technologist (Volume 54 No. 5) Co-Author

Publication, Coping in Today’s Fiscal Reality – Sept 2014 – Municipal Monitor (Fall 2014 Edition)

Research PaperCouncil Codes of Conduct – Posted on AMCTO website

Sample Speaking Engagements:

Ontario East Municipal Conference 2014 – Kingston, ON

AMCTO Annual Conference 2016 – Niagara Falls, ON

Renfrew County Clerks & Treasurers Association Spring Meeting 2016

Renfrew County Municipal Administration Program (MAP) 2017 Cohort

AMCTO Annual Conference 2017 – Huntsville, ON

AMCTO Annual Conference 2018 – Blue Mountains, ON