PAST Vice President, Community Investments & Collaborations
Jill Wyatt is a former educator and high school principal, CEO of the YWCA of Calgary and VP, Community Investments and Collaborations with United Way of Calgary and Area. She has served two terms as a senator of the University of Calgary. She is currently serving a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the University of Calgary.
Jill’s passion for community building has been a driving force in changing social conditions and creating opportunities for individuals, families and communities. She is a proven leader during times of complex change, working to innovate for greater impact, and helping people develop to reach their potential.
Jill is bilingual and holds a Diploma in Education from the University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Arts from York University, and a Master’s degree in French from the University of Toronto.
Jill is the recipient of many awards and honours, including the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award, the Paul Harris Rotary Fellow Award, the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals, and the Alberta Centennial Medal. She is married and is the mother of one adult son.
Areas of interest: education, building and strengthening communities, positively influencing public attitudes and policy, French, community development, volunteering, leading, innovation for change