Executive Committee

The WiDS Executive Committee is a group of passionate volunteers who work together to lead our programs and promote our mandate.

Executive Committee – Job Description 

Position Title: VP - Industry Relations

Summary of Role:   

  1. Promote effective two-way industry engagement with WiDS that results in: 

  • Industry sponsorship of WiDS events 

  • Industry participation in WiDS - membership and events 

  • Successful WiDS programming that supports making connections, developing talent and recognizing excellence 

  1. Establish and maintain the WiDS Industry Executive Champions Network 

  2. Regularly participate in WiDS Executive Committee Meetings, events and functions


If interested, please send your resume and respond to the questions below to [email protected]by COB Friday, April 12th.

  1. What professional experience and personal attributes make you well suited for the role you are applying for?
  2. What are you looking to gain from this opportunity?
  3. Do you have previous experience attending our events or volunteering with WiDS? Tell us about it. 

Empowered women, empower us all

Julia Scouten
WiDS President
Department of National Defence
Lorena MacKenzie
WiDS Past President
General Dynamics Mission Systems - Canada
Kelly Bradshaw
WiDS Co-VP, Public Sector Relations - DND
Jessica Brandon-Jepp
WiDS VP, Brand Manager
McMillan Vantage
Jennifer Capricci
WiDS Co-VP, Public Sector Relations
Correctional Service Canada
Erika Coghill
WiDS VP, Community Relations
Lisa Dickson
WiDS VP, Sponsorships
Google Cloud
Debbie Goodleff
WiDS VP, Industry Relations
British High Commission
Alessandra Jenkins
WiDS Co-VP, Scholarships and Fellowships
Christina Jutzi
WiDS Special Advisor
Department of National Defence
Christine Kennedy
WiDS VP, Mentorship
Department of National Defence
Heather Larmer
WiDS VP, Industry Relations
KF Aerospace
Emilie Lessard
WiDS VP, Events
Government of Canada
Stephanie Mangan
WiDS Co VP, Scholarships
Public Health Agency of Canada
Dana Mather
WiDS VP, Operations & Planning
Sonja Maul
WiDS VP, Events - West Coast
University of Victoria
Christine Quinlan
WiDS VP, Social Media
General Dynamics Land Systems Canada
Kelly Williamson
WiDS VP, Strategy
Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)
Tanya Wiltshire
WiDS VP, Communications
Veterans Affairs Canada

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