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News release: October 19, 2023

Peel Region appoints Sherona Hollman as Director of Strategy and Transformation

Sherona Hollman

BRAMPTON, ON (October 19, 2023) – Peel Region announces Sherona Hollman as Director of Strategy and Transformation. In this role, she will be the Director leading the next phase of Bill 112 within Peel Region. 

Sherona will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, Gary Kent.

Sherona is a resident of Peel and has contributed to Peel Region in various capacities over the past 18 years, most recently as the Director of Corporate Strategy & Performance. Previously, she was the Director of the Corporate Strategy Office, Planning Chief for Peel’s COVID-19 Response, Manager of Corporate Project Management, and Manager of Financial Policy & Strategic Initiatives.

Sherona holds a Masters Degree in Political Science, is a Project Management Professional, and a Certified Change Management Practitioner. She also holds Certificates in Strategic Leadership & Innovation, Municipal Finance & Accounting, Strategic Foresight and Lean Six Sigma.

Sherona has extensive experience working with the province, local municipalities, community partners, federal government, and the broader municipal sector. She effectively leads, facilitates and collaborates to improve value, impact, systems thinking, and community outcomes.

You can read more about Sherona on her LinkedIn profile.

You can learn more about the dissolution of Peel at

On behalf of Peel Region, I’m pleased to welcome Sherona as the Director of Strategy and Transformation in her role to lead and coordinate the next steps of Bill 112. Her strategic thinking, results delivery and commitment to the community are critical for Peel’s transformation, ensuring our services are well-managed, accessible, affordable and stable.

Gary Kent, Chief Administrative Officer, Peel Region

Media contact

Victoria Persoglio
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel

About Peel's transition

The Ontario government announced the dissolution of Peel Region and the establishment of a Transition Board (TB) as part of Bill 112. The Transition Board was appointed to provide recommendations to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on a range of restructuring matters related to the dissolution of Peel Region to make Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon independent municipalities by January 1, 2025.

To learn about the Transition Board, how it will make these recommendations, and to provide feedback to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, visit Ontario's Peel Region Transition Board website.

During our transition, Peel remains committed to providing services to residents and businesses. For information about our transition, visit Peel's transition website.

About Peel Region

Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 200,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram