Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail Cowbrough, Marine Systems Engineering Officer, originally from Toronto, ON. “I think there’s still too much noise from unsuccessful bidders that makes my job and Bill’s job very difficult,” she said, referring to Bill Matthews, deputy minister at Public Services and Procurement … 0d\ 8sgdwh iurp 'hsxw\ 0lqlvwhu -rg\ 7krpdv rq %xvlqhvv 5hvxpswlrq 3odqqlqj '? 2010 - 2014. Jody Thomas is employed with National Defence, registered with Shared Services Canada. Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister at the Department of National Defence, told parliamentarians there was no attempt to mislead the Ottawa Citizen. The suite is cloud-based, collaborative and the products are tested and well-established across Government. The Deputy plays the central role in formulating advice for the Minister on policy matters. Prior to serving as Deputy Minister, she was the Senior Associate Deputy Minister for the Department of National Defence. Jody can be reached at 613-992-4258. Jody Thomas works as Deputy Minister for National Defence. Special Advisor to the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office. This message is intended for DND civilian employees as an update to the Deputy Minister’s direction provided 3 April 2020. Just as we are part of the team that protects Canadians and defends our country, we are also part of the family that grieves together in the face of terrible loss. “Should Canada make any significant reductions in its military engagement with China, China will likely read this as a retaliatory move related to the Meng Wanzhou case,” a February, 2019, memo to Ian Shugart, then deputy minister of Foreign Affairs, outlining the case for a letter he would be sending to Jody Thomas, deputy minister of the Department of National Defence, The Globe reported. Both the prime minister’s office and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s staff say the staying of charges against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is not what Gen. Jonathan Vance and deputy minister Jody Thomas went to cabinet to discuss. Quick facts. Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister. As we enter this new and important period of CAF leadership, I know that both Vice-Admiral McDonald and I can count on each of you to continue your critical efforts to support the work of our Defence Team to keep Canada strong at home, secure in North America, and engaged in the world. Chair, I am honoured to appear before this committee to speak about my new role as deputy minister of national defence. View Jody Thomas’ profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Irving Shipbuilding president Kevin McCoy. This work, combined with a substantial boost to our network’s bandwidth, has increased the Defence Team’s capacity to perform remote work ten-fold. Please visit the Defence Team Covid-19 website for the latest information pertinent to both civilian and military Defence Team members. She does not like me to talk about this, but Commodore Bernatchez is the first woman ever to hold the position of judge advocate general in Canada. And you—all of you—are part of delivering that hope to them. Jody began her career in the Public Service in 1988 when she was appointed Chief of Business … 8sgdwh iurp wkh 'hsxw\ 0lqlvwhu -rg\ 7krpdv '? See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Jody’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Senior Associate Deputy Minister, National Defence. Canada’s Deputy Minister of Defence Jody Thomas. It contains all CAF, DND and relevant Government of Canada messages for employees, and contains direct links to both CAF and DND Twitter feeds. Today, the Prime Minister announced that Vice-Admiral Art McDonald will serve as the next Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). For enquiries, contact us. Sep 22, 2017 - Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister, National Defence. Jody has 5 jobs listed on their profile. Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister University Champion for PCU-WHS, was welcomed by all three levels of government when she paid her first visit to the University on July 6. I hope bringing some clarity to the next month will help in a small way. Update from the Deputy Minister Jody Thomas May 1, 2020 – Defence Stories This message is intended for DND civilian employees as an update to the Deputy Minister’s direction provided 3 April 2020. On behalf of the entire Department of National Defence, I am delighted to welcome Vice-Admiral McDonald to his new role and look forward to working alongside him during this important and challenging period in our Defence Team’s and, indeed, our country’s history. 2015 - 2017. But Jody Thomas, deputy minister of the Department of National Defence, told executives Oct. 5 that they are hindering the project and she characterized their efforts as being those of sore losers. Deputy Minister of National Defence. I am pleased to be appearing before you today alongside Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez, the judge advocate general. Right now, Canadians across this country are desperate for hope. General Vance, thank you for your service. Message to the Defence Team from Deputy Minister Jody Thomas: Appointment of the new Chief of the Defence Staff. From left to right: Port Alberni Mayor Mike Ruttan, MP Gord Johns, Ms. Thomas, Wolfgang Zimmermann, President of PCU-WHS, and MLA Scott Fraser. David MacNaughton is pictured at a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington on June 13, 2019. Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Canadian Coast Guard. Tribune Web DeskChandigarh, December 10 Canada and China were set to carry out military winter exercises in 2019, which were cancelled by the Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff, reported The Globe a Good afternoon, Mr. Jody Thomas Neither would stop to talk on their way into the regular cabinet meeting Tuesday morning. Deputy Minister Committee and Task Force Mandates and Memberships / Les mandats et les listes des membres des Comités et des Groupes de travail de sous-ministres April 2018 / avril 2018 Global Trends, Foreign Affairs and Defence Issues (GTFAD) Ian Shugart (Co-Chair) Examines global trends and geopolitical dynamics, and their implications Jody Thomas (Co-Chair) from Canada’s perspective. I have known Vice-Admiral McDonald for many years—possibly longer than either of us would care to admit. Jody Thomas Deputy Minister, Department of National Defence Thank you very much. Truly, we have been enormously fortunate to have had a leader of his mettle in service of our country for so many years. He joined the CAF in 1982 and, in 1986, upon graduation from Royal Roads Military College, was commissioned as an infantry officer into The Royal Canadian Regiment. Defence industry executives have been told by a top bureaucrat to … He is thoughtful, meticulous and dedicated. As we welcome Vice-Admiral McDonald, we also sincerely thank our departing CDS, General Jonathan Vance. This week, we lost six Defence Team members. The position title is Deputy Minister. Here’s what helps me in all this, though: Even before COVID-19 and other significant challenges we have faced in 2020, each of us was rooted in a deeply meaningful larger purpose: service to Canada. Since March 2017. @DMDND_SMMDN. (AP Photo/J. We’re all grappling with recent events and our current circumstances. Thank you very much. It’s a useful tool, as is the HR GO RH app, and the Canadian Armed Forces App. Certainty is in short supply, and uncertainty only adds to the intensity of the stress we are all feeling right now. Jody peut être rejoint au 613-992-4258. He has been a dedicated soldier for approaching 40 years and an inspiring leader to the entire CAF for more than half-a-decade. Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Air Combat Systems Officer, originally from Trois-Rivières, QC “This is the future. Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Ms. Thomas has broad and varied experience working at senior levels in the Public Service. Our Defence Team colleagues in the CAF take on great risk when they put on their uniform each day. 2014. Mr. As DND civilians, we intellectually understand the risk, but there are some times when the reality of our CAF colleagues’ commitment to Canada and Canadians is reflected in the starkest of terms. For enquiries, contact us. Deputy Minister of National Defence ; Jody Thomas Jody Thomas travaille en tant que Sous-ministre pour Défense nationale. Chair and members. It m… Jody Thomas Deputy Minister of National Defence That is effective October 23. Captain Kevin Hagen, Pilot, originally from Nanaimo, BC Master Corporal Matthew Cousins, Airborne Electronic Sensor Operator, originally Guelph, Ontario Jody Thomas, currently Senior Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence, becomes Deputy Minister of National Defence. +,+4)+ :58/+9 ./9 3+99'-+ /9 /4:+4*+* ,58 )/