Jill Dewtie

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Jill Dewtie

Executive Director
Director, Community Economic Development

Jill is an economic development professional and a member of the Economic Development Association of Canada and the British Columbia Economic Development Association.

Jill has a Master of Adult Education, Community Development from St. Francis Xavier University.  Jill focused her academic research on the dynamics of amenity migration in rural mountain towns and community-led learning and governance for inclusivity and sustainability. Jill also holds a Certificate in Economic Development from the University of Waterloo and Bachelor’s Degree from Bishop’s University.

Jill specializes in designing equitable processes and systems-change thinking paired with community-level implementation. 

When asked what she thinks Golden’s greatest asset is, she answered without any hesitation – “our people”.