Having worked in municipal government throughout his career, Dr. Garry Cubitt retired as Chief Administrative Officer for the Regional Municipality of Durham in the Fall of 2018. He has extensive experience in organizational development, issues management, budget development, and finance and investment for complex public sector organizations. Dr. Cubitt has also previously held instructor positions at the University of Toronto, York University and Durham College. He was on the founding Board of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and was the Chair of the Board when it welcomed its first students more than 10 years ago.
Dr. Cubitt has served on many other community organizations including Durham College, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association, and the United Way Campaign Region of Durham. He holds a B. Sc. (Hons) in Psychology from Trent University, an MSW from University of Toronto and an Honorary LL.D. from UOIT. He has been widely recognized by a number of organizations and was awarded the William G. Davis Award for his contributions to Ontario community colleges and a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.