From the time she was in high school when she initiated and managed a recycling program that eventually evolved into Canada’s Blue Box campaign to her many leadership positions within Parks Canada and the BC Ministry of Environment, Jenny’s leadership qualities have inspired others, improved programs and achieved organizational goals.
Jenny has tremendous enthusiasm for getting new ideas off the ground and establishing new programs. She can inspire early adopters of new initiatives to take action and enlist them to assist others in making the transition to a new way of doing things. Her collaborative leadership approach empowers others to believe in and achieve the vision and mission of the new environmental program.
Jenny has tremendous enthusiasm for getting new projects off the ground. She can inspire early adopters of new ideas to take action and enlist them in helping others make the changes needed to move forward. Her collaborative leadership approach empowers project team members to believe in and achieve the objectives of the new environmental project.
Jenny possesses good planning and organizational skills as well as significant experience in managing environmental projects to meet deadlines and budget targets.
Mentoring, Coaching and Team Building
Jenny excels at mentoring and coaching others, and has many years of experience leading diverse teams. She helps others build on their strengths, and encourages them to identify their life mission and remain true to their authentic selves. She is extremely skilled in making links among individuals and groups that result in mutual benefits. She fosters collaboration and enjoys leading and developing positive and productive teams to achieve environmental goals.
Program Evaluation and Project Assessment
A strong believer in continuous improvement, Jenny has skill and experience in assessing projects and evaluating programs with the aim of making them more effective, efficient and innovative. Her PhD research pioneered application of formative evaluation techniques to protected areas management and was used to enhance Parks Canada’s approach to ecosystem management in Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks. Much of her work with both the federal and provincial governments involved assessing, evaluating and improving the quality and quantity of service delivery in environmental communications and management.