Expert advisor in the field of crime prevention, youth intervention and criminal diversion
Has worked for the Ottawa Police Service since 1994, most recently as manager of a new Ottawa Police Service Youth Strategy Office where she oversaw the implementation of prevention, intervention, diversion and educational initiatives for at-risk youth.
Her efforts for dealing with youth gangs, auto theft, illicit drugs and sexual exploitation have been adopted by police services across Canada.
Was director of the National Intervention/Diversion Program with the RCMP.
Has lectured at numerous conferences and held volunteer positions with several community groups, including board member of the Community Care Access Center, president of the Wabano Center for Aboriginal Health and National Advisory Panel Member for the RCMP National Crime Prevention Services.
Was assigned Justice of the Peace to the Ontario Court of Justice in 2010.
Was named to the Order of Ontario in 2011.