Savannah DeWolfe has been appointed a member of Nova Scotia’s Human Rights Commission for a three-year term.

DeWolfe is an alumna of the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management. After graduation, she worked in Ottawa for the Minister of Justice and the Minister of the Environment, before returning to university to study law. She is now a lawyer at McInnes Cooper, a business law firm in Atlantic Canada.

The Human Rights Commission is an independent government agency that administers the province’s Human Rights Act. As a commissioner, DeWolfe will help to enforce the act and to set the commission’s overall direction.

DeWolfe graduated from the Political Management program in 2017. She recalls that the program deepened her understanding of how the political system works and helped her develop a professional network of politicos in all parties.