Rural Economic Development Corporation

The Township of South-West Oxford is a proud partner of the Rural Economic Development Corporation (ROEDC), a non-profit organization consisting of representatives from the rural Townships of Norwich, Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Zorra, and South-West Oxford.

In Rural Oxford, we believe the our People, Proximity, and Prosperity make us a unique place where we can build strong, vibrant, and caring communities where people and business can prosper.

The ROEDC was established throughout 2013-2014 to direct the overall economic development activities for Rural Oxford and is committed to helping people and business thrive in Rural Oxford. The ROEDC employs economic development professionals who strive to do everything possible to mitigate barriers that could hinder good business growth in our communities in a positive, timely, and confidential way.

 

Bernia Wheaton,
Economic Development Officer - ROEDC
Telephone: 226-228-8283
E-Mail: bernia@roedc.ca

ROEDC Economic Development Priorities:

  • Workforce development including youth engagement, newcomer services, and cultivating entrepreneurship
  • Business support including business retention strategies, training and support to our existing workforce, business networking
  • Minimizing the "red tape" associated the development process during business expansion
  • Fostering and supporting appealing communities and the encouragement of shopping locally

Information regarding ROEDC Programs, data on the Rural Oxford Economy, information on ROEDC Governance and access to the ROEDC Economic Development Team can be found at www.ROEDC.ca

We invite you to reach out with questions or concerns that you may have about your business by contacting our Economic Development Officer, Bernia Wheaton

 

Website: www.roedc.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RuralOxfordEDC
Twitter: @RuralOxfordEDC

Municipal Contacts
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Mary Ellen Greb
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 225
Email: cao@swox.org
 
Clerk
Julie Forth
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 223
Email: clerk@swox.org
 
Treasurer
Diane Larder
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 224
Email: dlarder@swox.org
 
Revenue Officer
Stacy Weicker
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 222
Email: revenueofficer@swox.org
 
Chief Building Official (CBO)
Aaron Stewardson
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 229 
Email: cbo@swox.org
Building Inspector
Jason Brunt
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 233
Email: jbrunt@swox.org
 
Administrative Assistant - Building
Deb Dawson
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 228
Email: building@swox.org
 
Development Planner
Community and Strategic Planning Office,
County of Oxford

Adam Ager
Phone: 519-539-9800 Ext. 3210
Email: aager@oxfordcounty.ca
By-Law Enforcement Officer
Jason Brunt
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 233
Email: jbrunt@swox.org
 
Drainage
Jason Brunt
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 233
Email: jbrunt@swox.org
 
Treasurer
Diane Larder
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 224
Email: dlarder@swox.org
 
Revenue Officer
Stacy Weicker
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 222
Email: revenueofficer@swox.org
 
Payroll Administrator
Brooke Crane
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 226
Email: payroll@swox.org
 
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 221
Email: generaladmin@swox.org
 
Fire Chief & CEMC
Jeff VanRybroeck
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 257
Email: firechief@swox.org
 
Works Superintendent
Bill Freeman
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 260
Email: bfreeman@swox.org
 
Foreman
Larry Hughes
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 258
Email: lhughes@swox.org
 
Lead Hand
Adam Prouse
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 258
Email: aprouse@swox.org
 
Chief Administrative Officer
Mary Ellen Greb
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 225
Email: cao@swox.org
 
Clerk
Julie Forth
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 223
Email: clerk@swox.org
 
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