Bonnie Russell is our new Director of Strategic Support effective March 28, 2012.
brings to the position of Director, Strategic Support strong leadership in the areas of finance, information technology and administration, and has over 30 years experience with the Alberta Public Service.
Prior to joining the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, Bonnie was with the Ministry of Human Services (the former Children and Youth Services) for seven years, and held the positions of Director of Internal Audit and Risk Management, and Senior Manager of Financial Policy and Advisory Services.
Prior to this Bonnie was the Senior Manager of Financial Reporting and Compliance with Alberta Finance
, and also managed the delivery of financial and payroll services to Alberta Revenue, Executive Council, Office of the Chief Electoral Officer and other government entities.
Bonnie's experience also includes accounting, auditing, and business analyst positions with the former Ministry
of Alberta Treasury.
brings to the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate
a strong background in policy development, financial reporting, budgeting, auditing, risk analysis, emergency planning, contract management and financial systems.
As well, Bonnie
has a sound leadership and supervisory background.