Fellow and Lecturer
Pam is a Fellow and Professor at the School of Public Policy. She teaches a course in the core MPP curriculum and is faculty co-ordinator for several student leadership initiatives. She played a founding role in design and launch of the School, including development of the MPP internship program and in building relationships with governments, business and the non-profit sectors. Prior to joining SPPG, Pam’s 32 year career spanned local government and the Ontario Public Service, serving in various senior executive roles including Assistant Deputy Minister appointments in the Management Board Secretariat, Community and Social Services, Ontario Women’s Directorate and Citizenship and Immigration. From 2004-5 she served as Deputy Minister, Citizenship and Immigration and Deputy Minister responsible for the OWD and the Seniors Secretariat. Pam has extensive experience in public policy development and public service delivery reform and co-led the founding of the OPS Policy Innovation and Leadership initiative. She has an Honours B.A. in Sociology from McMaster University and an M.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Toronto.
Putting Policy into Action: Strategic Implementation of Public Objectives
School of Public Policy & Governance