Dawn provides day-to-day executive assistance to the Executive Director, Chair and other Members of the Board.

She provides administrative support, including general reception services, recording of incoming/outgoing mail, scheduling of meetings and room bookings, and confirmation of Board attendance at all various official, unofficial and ceremonial events.  In addition, Dawn is responsible for the preparation, distribution and follow-up of all Board agendas in consultation with the Executive Director, and maintains important contractual documentation, confidential records and an up-to-date and accurate filing system.  She also processes expense claims and is responsible for the purchasing and payment of approved budget items as well as other financial documentation through the electronic financial management system.

Dawn has been a member of the Niagara Regional Police Service since 1997. In her time with the Service, Dawn worked temporary assignments in the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), Major Crime, Firearms, Courts, Licensing, and other operational units before coming to the Board Office in 1999.  She also trained and volunteered with Niagara Victim Crisis Support Services from 2001 to 2003.

For over 20 years, Dawn has provided much-needed administrative support to the Board and has served in the positions of Board Clerk and Administrative Assistant until she was promoted to her current position as Executive Assistant in 2011.