Jill Cross has joined Global Philanthropic Canada as Administrative Manager, effective March 1, 2019.
“It gives me great pleasure to announce Jill’s appointment,” said CEO Guy Mallabone. “This new position will work closely with me and the Executive Director of Marketing & Communications to better support our client relationships. Jill is no stranger to us and her expertise will be invaluable as we continue to grow the company.”
Jill has a reputation for strong ideas, collaboration and creativity and a diverse background in project coordination, management, strategic planning and governance.
Jill was the Associate Manager of Accreditation for WorldSkills Calgary 2009, responsible for accrediting over 7,000 international competitors, delegates, volunteers, sponsors, partners, media and over 60,000 students and general public.
Jill is currently an Administration and Event Consultant to the ASTech Foundation, celebrating and growing the culture of science and technology in Alberta. She manages the nomination process, the annual awards event, special projects and financial reporting.
Jill has a highly developed commitment to volunteerism. Since 2002, she has supported and chaired many committees for the Calgary Stampede, including the Public Art, Western Showcase and Innovation Committees. Jill also sits on the Leighton Art Centre Board, recently completing her three-year term as Chair. She is also the only Canadian Board member of the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, MT.
Jill holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Marketing Certificate from Humber College.