Jo-Leen is the Council Manager for the Indigenous and Northern Communities focus area at The Conference Board of Canada. In this role, she manages the Corporate-Indigenous Relations Council (CIRC) and the Centre for the North (CFN). Jo-Leen's role includes key functions such as business development, client relationship management, website maintenance, agenda and content development for the research Centre and Council meetings. In addition to her roles within the Indigenous and Northern Communities team, Jo-Leen is an active member of the Conference Board of Canada's Wellness Committee, Women's Initiative Network and on the Steering Committee for the Council Community of Practice.
Jo-Leen joined the Conference Board in 2014. Prior to working at the Conference Board, she worked in a variety of roles including Project Management, Project Coordination and as an Entrepreneur owning a hair salon.