Dawn has worked in the development and delivery of economic development programs since 2001. At Innovate BC, she is responsible for managing Innovate BC’s compliance operations with goal to ensure that Innovate BC adheres to regulatory standards and requirements, as well as internal policies and crown agencyA crown agency is a state-owned enterprise in the Canadian province of British Columbia. This includes any board, commission, railway, public utility, university, manufactory, company or agency which is owned, controlled or operated by the Queen in Right of B.C. or the Government of B.C., or under the authority of the Legislature or the Lieutenant Governor in Council. best practices.
She has previously managed program partnerships, sector-based and academic grant programs, as well as programs in business mentorship and secondary school outreach.
Dawn graduated with honours from the University of British Columbia where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Geography.