Janet MacMillan has devoted much of her professional and board governance career to guiding and supporting organizations in their growth trajectories and breakthrough moments.
She currently serves as lead strategic counsel to a number of NATIONAL’s clients and teams and specializes in such areas as risk, reputation and crisis management, citizen engagement, governance and regulatory matters. She guides clients in such sectors as post-secondary, health, manufacturing, energy, resources, and transportation and infrastructure development.
Janet is certified by the U.S.-based Institute for Crisis Management and the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2). A member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Janet holds considerable cumulative governance experience as a result of serving on a number of international, national and regional boards including Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation (Chair), Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission (Vice Chair), Eastpoint Engineering, COVE (Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship); FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE), the RCMP Foundation of Canada, the CN Community Board and Sail Canada. She is past chair of the board of governors for Mount Saint Vincent University, the institution from which she proudly received her degree in public relations.