Program Staff

Key Program staff includes (in alphabetic order):

  • Henry Schultz – A lawyer by profession, Henry worked in the federal Department of Justice for 28 years before retiring in August of 2018. For most of his career, he served as the Executive Director of three different Legal Services Units: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada from 2001 to 2004, Environment Canada from 2004 to 2007, and Transport Canada from 2008 to 2018. Prior to 2001, Henry worked in a number of offices in Justice, including the Constitutional and Administrative Law Section and the Legal Service Units at Treasury Board, Finance Canada, and the Canadian Firearms Centre.
  • Julie Chabot – Julie is the Manager of Strategic Development, Partnerships and Operations at the Centre on Public Management and Policy. She previously worked as the Manager of Career and Professional Development at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Julie holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.) and has also taught part-time at Algonquin College and Collège La Cité’s Continuing Education departments.
  • Maria Da Silva – Maria is the Administrative Assistant at the Centre on Public Management and Policy. Previous to working at the Odell House, she was Team Lead for XMC Marketing, where her work on and off the field merited her the national Featured Brand Ambassador Award. Maria is an advocate for youth leadership programs, following two cross-Canada volunteer missions with the Katimavik Cultural Discovery and Civic-Engagement program, and as Leader for CISV Peacebus.
  • Michael Presley – Michael was the Assistant Secretary, Regulatory Affairs, Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada from 2009 to 2014 before retiring from the public service to assume the duties of the Director, Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership at the University of Ottawa. Prior to being appointed Assistant Secretary, Michael was the Executive Director of Regulatory Affair, TBS. Much of Michael’s career prior to joining TBS was spent at Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (from 1993 to 2007) and at Transport Canada (from 1986 to 1993). He began his career at the Public Service Commission (1984 to 1986).
  • William Pullen – William is an expert in public sector human and organization development. Over a period of twenty-five years he has designed, delivered and evaluated leadership and professional development programs in the Canadian government, and for the governments of Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick. He has taught graduate courses in Advanced Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Leadership, and Organizational Change at Queen’s and Carleton Universities and holds professional credentials in Human Performance Technology (CPT) and Human Capital Strategies (MHCS).
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