Cathy is a senior executive with over 32 years of progressive experience with the Canadian Federal Government including regional and headquarters levels. She brings expertise in customs and immigration border management including passenger and commercial processing, security and enforcement, risk assessment, trade, and international relations. Cathy also brings significant experience in human resources and in the management of large operational and policy organizations including directing large projects to improve border services and to create organizational effectiveness and efficiency. She is a strong leader and is skilled in effective communication, stakeholder and client relations. Cathy has a Masters in Public Administration from Dalhousie University.