Janice is the Commissioner of Human Services at the Region of Peel. In this role she provides strategic leadership in the areas of housing and homelessness, early learning and child care, social assistance, employment support, and community investment programs. Janice shares accountability with the executive leadership team for successfully achieving Council’s long-term vision and Term of Council priorities and outcomes.
Over the course of her career, Janice has had the opportunity to work in various leadership roles within the public sector. Before joining the Region of Peel, she was the General Manager of Finance and Treasurer with the City of Guelph and employed with Halton Region, the City of Hamilton and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
Janice has over 30 years of experience in social housing, including eleven years at the province during an era of rapid new development and then throughout the period of devolution. She has fulfilled the function of Treasurer for two municipal housing corporations. In her current role, she is accountable for the Peel Housing Corporation, the third largest social housing portfolio in Ontario.
Throughout her career Janice has held positions that provide connections between her strong financial background and her desire to make a positive impact on the lives of residents, tenants and clients.
Janice has a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), is a Certified Management Accountant and a Chartered Professional Accountant. She also holds designations with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Institute of Internal Auditors.