Administration consists of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Strategic Initiatives, the Director of Corporate Services, the Deputy Director of Corporate Services, the Manager of Human Resources, the Communications Specialist, the Executive Assistant to the CAO and Mayor, and an administrative support staff person. The CAO is the general manager for the Corporation as a whole, provides guidance and direction to all operating departments, and is the principal advisor to Council. The Director of Corporate Services works closely with Council, is the main link between Council and the public at large, and is the contact for information on all Council matters. The Director of Corporate Services is also the custodian of municipal records, and is responsible for requests submitted under the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Administration - Oak Bay Municipal Hall
2167 Oak Bay Avenue
Victoria BC, V8R 1G2
Phone: 250-598-3311
Fax: 250-598-9108
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chief Administrative Officer - Lou Varela  

Director of Strategic Initiatives - Signe Bagh

Director of Corporate Services - Deb Hopkins

Manager of Human Resources - Bonnie Donnelly