MARKHAM, ON – May 6, 2021 – The City of Markham is pleased to introduce several new additions to its senior leadership team in a variety of roles. The new appointments bring with them valuable experience, a proven track record of accomplishment and a focus on innovation. We look forward to our newest leaders starting in their new roles over the next few weeks. We are delighted to announce the following appointments:

  • Morgan Jones, Commissioner of Community Services

  • Alice Lam, Director of Operations

  • Frank Clarizio, Director of Engineering

  • Eddy Wu, Director of Environmental Services

“The City of Markham is committed to delivering exceptional services by exceptional people and the recent hiring of senior members of our leadership team is an example of the depth of experience and knowledge within our organization and the ability to attract top-notch industry talent,” said Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti. “With each appointment comes decades of industry experience that will greatly serve our organization and the community.”

“Joining our senior leadership team is a roster of highly respected and experienced professionals that have either grown within our organization or have decided to join our team, with a combined commitment to innovation and service excellence,” said Chief Administrative Officer, Andy Taylor. “The City of Markham has been recognized as a top employer and our ability to attract and retain talent is a testament to our organization’s commitment to investing in staff and ensuring our employees have the ability to thrive.”

Previously serving as the Director of Operations, Morgan Jones has been appointed to the role of Commissioner of Community Services. Commissioner Jones is a seasoned professional having served with the City of Markham in a variety of roles since 1991. He has been a leader in adopting innovation and fostering sustainable practices which has brought recognition to the City of Markham. Well-respected by his colleagues, industry partners, and community stakeholders, Commissioner Jones brings a wealth of experience, a focus on exceptional customer service, strong fiscal management, team building and operational excellence to the role of Commissioner of Community Services.

Joining the City of Markham as Director of Engineering is Frank Clarizio. Mr. Clarizio brings with him over 30 years of development services experience having previously served as Director, Design and Construction, Municipal Infrastructure and Gardiner Expressway Rehabilitation with the City of Toronto. Mr. Clarizio will be responsible for overseeing an Engineering Department that prides itself on innovative thinking and the development and construction of municipal infrastructure focused on sustainability.

Alice Lam rejoins the City of Markham from Metrolinx to serve as Director of Operations. Ms. Lam has a proven track record of accomplishment and has been instrumental in pioneering new innovative technologies to improve our service standards. She had previously served as Senior Manager, Roads, Survey and Utility.

Promoted to the role of Director of Environmental Services is Eddy Wu. Having previously served in the role of Acting Director and prior to that, Manager of Waterworks Operations and Maintenance, Mr. Wu is a well-respected and knowledgeable subject matter expert that is committed to the exceptional delivery of environmental assets and services to residents and businesses in the City of Markham.

In addition, Chief Adam Grant of Markham Fire and Emergency Services will join the Executive Leadership Team and report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.

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Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti's Office:
Bryan Frois, Chief of Staff at bfrois@markham.ca or 416.567.1177.

All other media inquiries / interview requests for the City of Markham:
Jennifer Yap, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations at jyap@markham.ca or 437.229.2450.

For COVID-19 announcements from the City of Markham:
Visit markham.ca/covid19 or listen to 105.9 The Region – Markham’s information and emergency radio station.

About Markham: Markham, an award-winning municipality with over 351,000 residents and the largest of nine communities in York Region, is home to more than 1,500 high tech and life science companies. Markham is a leader in attracting foreign direct investment with more than 210 foreign companies located in the City. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada’s most diverse community and enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Markham has received the Excellence Canada Gold Award for Organizational Quality & Healthy Workplace, and multiple heritage and environmental awards.  

Stay Connected: Visit our newsroom or search #MarkhamNews and #MarkhamEvents for the latest information on City programs, services and event.

MARKHAM, ON – May 6, 2021 – The City of Markham is pleased to introduce several new additions to its senior leadership team in a variety of roles. The new appointments bring with them valuable experience, a proven track record of accomplishment and a focus on innovation. We look forward to our newest leaders starting in their new roles over the next few weeks. We are delighted to announce the following appointments:

  • Morgan Jones, Commissioner of Community Services

  • Alice Lam, Director of Operations

  • Frank Clarizio, Director of Engineering

  • Eddy Wu, Director of Environmental Services

“The City of Markham is committed to delivering exceptional services by exceptional people and the recent hiring of senior members of our leadership team is an example of the depth of experience and knowledge within our organization and the ability to attract top-notch industry talent,” said Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti. “With each appointment comes decades of industry experience that will greatly serve our organization and the community.”

“Joining our senior leadership team is a roster of highly respected and experienced professionals that have either grown within our organization or have decided to join our team, with a combined commitment to innovation and service excellence,” said Chief Administrative Officer, Andy Taylor. “The City of Markham has been recognized as a top employer and our ability to attract and retain talent is a testament to our organization’s commitment to investing in staff and ensuring our employees have the ability to thrive.”

Previously serving as the Director of Operations, Morgan Jones has been appointed to the role of Commissioner of Community Services. Commissioner Jones is a seasoned professional having served with the City of Markham in a variety of roles since 1991. He has been a leader in adopting innovation and fostering sustainable practices which has brought recognition to the City of Markham. Well-respected by his colleagues, industry partners, and community stakeholders, Commissioner Jones brings a wealth of experience, a focus on exceptional customer service, strong fiscal management, team building and operational excellence to the role of Commissioner of Community Services.

Joining the City of Markham as Director of Engineering is Frank Clarizio. Mr. Clarizio brings with him over 30 years of development services experience having previously served as Director, Design and Construction, Municipal Infrastructure and Gardiner Expressway Rehabilitation with the City of Toronto. Mr. Clarizio will be responsible for overseeing an Engineering Department that prides itself on innovative thinking and the development and construction of municipal infrastructure focused on sustainability.

Alice Lam rejoins the City of Markham from Metrolinx to serve as Director of Operations. Ms. Lam has a proven track record of accomplishment and has been instrumental in pioneering new innovative technologies to improve our service standards. She had previously served as Senior Manager, Roads, Survey and Utility.

Promoted to the role of Director of Environmental Services is Eddy Wu. Having previously served in the role of Acting Director and prior to that, Manager of Waterworks Operations and Maintenance, Mr. Wu is a well-respected and knowledgeable subject matter expert that is committed to the exceptional delivery of environmental assets and services to residents and businesses in the City of Markham.

In addition, Chief Adam Grant of Markham Fire and Emergency Services will join the Executive Leadership Team and report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.

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Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti's Office:
Bryan Frois, Chief of Staff at bfrois@markham.ca or 416.567.1177.

All other media inquiries / interview requests for the City of Markham:
Jennifer Yap, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations at jyap@markham.ca or 437.229.2450.

For COVID-19 announcements from the City of Markham:
Visit markham.ca/covid19 or listen to 105.9 The Region – Markham’s information and emergency radio station.

About Markham: Markham, an award-winning municipality with over 351,000 residents and the largest of nine communities in York Region, is home to more than 1,500 high tech and life science companies. Markham is a leader in attracting foreign direct investment with more than 210 foreign companies located in the City. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada’s most diverse community and enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Markham has received the Excellence Canada Gold Award for Organizational Quality & Healthy Workplace, and multiple heritage and environmental awards.  

Stay Connected: Visit our newsroom or search #MarkhamNews and #MarkhamEvents for the latest information on City programs, services and event.