Jody Thomas promoted to Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Jody Thomas, currently Special Advisor to the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office, has been promoted to Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, effective January 1, 2015.
The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Marc Grégoire, Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, on his upcoming retirement from the Public Service and to thank him for his many achievements and service to Canadians during his 31-year career.
Thomas' Education: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Calgary Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University Professional Experience
Since September 2014 Special Advisor to the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office
2010 - 2014 Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Canadian Coast Guard
2007 - 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Passport Canada
2004 - 2007 Director General, Security, Passport Canada
2003 - 2004 Director, Security Operations, Passport Canada
1995 - 2003 Manager, Security Operations, and various other positions, Passport Canada
1988 - 1995 Various positions, Public Works and Government Services Canada