Jillian has over 18 years of progressive leadership experience with 10 years dedicated to serving various levels of government.
Jillian’s primary government experience was as a member of the Regional Municipality of Peel’s leadership team serving in various manager and director roles. Her roles involved leading strategic and operational activities across the Municipality including business transformations, climate change and energy management, and workplace modernization.
Earlier in her career, Jillian worked at Nova Scotia Business Inc. helping organizations across the province achieve business sustainability and economic success.
Jillian has extensive human resource management expertise in recruitment, job evaluation, workforce planning, payroll legislation and compensation systems, coaching, and performance management. She is known for her way of engaging others that inspires action and delivers results. Her approach is rooted in humility, honesty, and integrity with a commitment to building long-lasting partnerships and relationships.
Jillian holds a MA in Leadership from the University of Guelph, a Master Certificate in Public Management from York University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University. In August 2021, Jillian will complete her Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification through the Canadian Payroll Association.
Jillian holds a Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the Canadian Diversity Initiative and is a certified executive coach through the Certified Coaches Federation. She also holds a Registered Professional Recruiter designation from the Institute of Professional Management and is a Human Resources Management Professional in Public and Not-for-Profit sectors through the Human Resources Professionals Association.