If I were a tree, I would be an American Elm tree because they line some of my favourite streets in the world and provide a lovely canopy for people to enjoy.

An urban planner, Jill has a love and passion for cities and towns. She has worked on a variety of projects at all scales of planning, from high-level policy planning through to implementation and development. Jill also specializes in facilitating meaningful community engagement.

Jill has nine years of experience in the planning profession leading a variety of complex projects. During her seven years with The City of Calgary, Jill led a wide variety of new community and inner-city plans to approval. She has also managed dozens of land use amendment and development permit applications from both the applicant (private sector) and the reviewer (public sector) side. Jill is known for her interpersonal skills, project management capabilities, and ability to build trust with community members.