Kay Stanley

Kay Stanley is an energetic change agent with extensive experience within educational and governmental environments.  Kay has demonstrated leadership in both professional and voluntary organizations.  She is a skilled communicator with a solid track-record as an advocate of humanitarian values and professional ethics.

Kay has held many leadership positions including Assistant Deputy Minister at the Treasury Board Secretariat, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Promotion and Programs Branch, as well as Assistant Deputy Solicitor General of Canada.  In addition to these roles, she has held leadership roles in various professional associations such as President, Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada, and President, Teachers’ Federation of Carleton.

Kay’s many achievements include leading the creation of an 1,100 member amalgamated elementary teachers’ federation as well as organizing the Overseas’ Teachers’ Association working on behalf of the Department of National Defence.  Kay’s humanitarian efforts included leading Canadian delegations to international conferences hosted by the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Commonwealth Secretariat for Women’s Affairs, and the InterAmerican Commission for Women, among many others.

Kay has contributed immensely to the community through her numerous volunteer roles with such organizations as the National Capital Commission, KILMORIE Heritage Society, May Court Hospice, Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case and the Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors, just to mention a few.   Kay was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in recognition of her significant, sustained, and unpaid contributions to her community.