Jen Lawson was appointed to the Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board by the Provincial Government under an Order In Council from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario for a three-year term commencing November 20, 2020.  

Ms. Lawson is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and brings over 20 years of accounting experience from a diverse background in the public and private sectors covering manufacturing, family entertainment, hospital, university, regional and provincial governments.  Ms. Lawson’s passion for learning inspired her to pursue her Bachelors of Commerce from Laurentian University where she then completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Born in Hamilton, Ms. Lawson moved to the Niagara Region in 2002 where she has been an active member of the community, running for municipal council in 2010.  Ms. Lawson is known for her extended community involvement.  She has been active as a member of several sporting and service organizations, including President of Grimsby Baseball, Treasurer of 62 Phantom Air Cadets, School Council Treasurer and is active as Secretary Treasurer of BNI SCORE, Chapter Launch Ambassador, and 2835 Army Cadet Volunteer.