Premier-designate Doug Ford Announces Transition Team

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Doug Ford captivated his audience in Thunder Bay on Wednesday night
Doug Ford

Doug Ford captivated his audience in Thunder Bay on Wednesday night
Doug Ford captivated his audience in Thunder Bay on Wednesday night

Queen’s Park — Today, Premier-designate Doug Ford announced his team that will oversee the transition into government.

“We have a team that has already hit the ground running as we prepare to form government and deliver on our commitments to the people,” said Ford, in announcing the leadership of his transition organization. “This team has the judgment and experience necessary to ensure we make a seamless transition into government.”

The following individuals are members of the transition team:

Chris Froggatt, Chair
The Hon. John Baird
Dean French
Simone Daniels
Dr. Rueben Devlin
Mike Coates

Ford also announced that, as a first transition decision, he has asked Dean French to serve as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Premier. French served as the campaign chair of the 2018 Ontario PC Campaign.

“We are welcoming a team of all-star Ontario PC MPPs and can count on a depth of talent unrivalled anywhere else in Canada,” said Ford. “The people of Ontario can be confident that we will be ready to govern starting on Day One.”

Additional details on the government transition process will be shared in the days ahead.