Introducing Jill Matthew, Chair, Board of Directors

The Safety Codes Council (Council) is pleased to announce that effective July 11, 2022, Ms. Jill Matthew has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors by the Minister of Municipal Affairs.

In addition to her knowledge of the Council gained from her five years serving as a director on the board, and as Chair of the Human Resources and Governance Committee, Jill’s passion for business excellence and governance, her dedication and over 30 years of senior public and private sector experience will continue to be an asset to the Safety Codes Council.

Ms. Matthew has served in multiple executive roles at NorQuest, both as Chief Customer Experience Officer and in her current role as Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer. In her time at NorQuest, Ms. Matthew provided leadership in the areas of technology, facilities, campus construction, finance, risk, recruitment, the registrar’s office, indigenous relations, and student services. Prior to joining NorQuest, Ms. Matthew was an executive with EPCOR for over 13 years. As the Divisional Vice President, Customer Services and Business Planning, she was responsible for the company’s energy services entity, a $300 million subsidiary of EPCOR.

Ms. Matthew has served on a number of boards and is currently serving as board chair of the Bissell Centre, as a board director for ATB Financial, and as a board member for uDigit Systems.

Ms. Matthew is a chartered accountant, certified management consultant, and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors designation.