Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

NEWS RELEASE
Ottawa, Ontario
7 February 2006

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was pleased to announce today the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service. The changes reflect the smaller, more streamlined Cabinet structure of the new government:

Nicole Jauvin, currently Deputy Minister of Social Development, becomes Associate Clerk of the Privy Council for Senior Personnel.

Alan Nymark, currently Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, becomes Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Development.

Maryantonett Flumian, currently Deputy Minister of Service Canada, becomes Deputy Head of Service Canada and Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Development.

Munir Sheikh, currently Deputy Minister of Labour and Housing and Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, becomes Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Development.

Louis Ranger, currently Deputy Minister of Transport, becomes Deputy Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

André Juneau, currently Deputy Head of Infrastructure Canada, becomes Deputy Head of Infrastructure and Communities.

Guy McKenzie, currently Associate Deputy Head of Infrastructure Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with particular responsibility for Crown corporations.


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NICOLE JAUVIN

Date of Birth:           
June 1957
             
Education:               
Member of the Quebec Bar
Diploma of specialized studies in law, University of Ottawa
Licentiate of Laws, University of Ottawa
Diploma in International Co-operation, Institute for International Co-operation
Bachelor of Arts (Communications), University of Ottawa

Professional Experience

Since December 2003
Deputy Minister of Social Development

2000 - 2003
Deputy Solicitor General of Canada

1997 - 2000
Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Counsel

1995 - 1997
Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Machinery of Government, Privy Council Office

1992 - 1995
Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Security and Intelligence, Privy Council Office

1991 - 1992
Director, Policy and Planning Systems, Senior Personnel Secretariat, Privy Council Office

1987 - 1991
Privy Council Officer, then Senior Officer, Machinery of Government, Privy Council Office

1983 - 1987
Privy Council Officer, Security and Intelligence Secretariat, Privy Council Office


ALAN B. NYMARK

Date of Birth             
July 1948

Education                 
Post-graduate studies, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science
M.A., Economics, Queen’s University
B.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences, Queen’s University

Professional Experience

Since 2004
Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development

2003 - 2004
Commissioner of Customs and Revenue

1999 - 2003
Deputy Minister of the Environment

1996 - 1999
Associate Deputy Minister of Health

1993 - 1996
Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry and Science Policy, Industry Canada

1989 - 1993
Executive Vice-President, Investment Canada and Assistant Chief Negotiator, North American Free Trade Agreement

1985 - 1989
Assistant Chief Negotiator, Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, Trade Negotiations Office

1983 - 1985
Director of Policy, Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada

1981 - 1983
Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Economic Policy and Programs, then Deputy Secretary, Federal-Provincial Relations Office

1976 - 1981
Economic Policy Secretariat, Privy Council Office then Executive Interchange with the Royal Bank of Canada

1974 - 1976
Technical Assistant to the Executive Director for Canada, International Monetary Fund

1972 – 1974
Group Leader, International Economic Relations, Tariffs, Trade and Aid Branch, Department of Finance

MARYANTONETT FLUMIAN

Date of Birth
August 1953

Education
Master’s, History, University of Ottawa
Bachelor, History, University of Toronto

Professional Experience

Since 2005
Deputy Minister for Service Canada

2003 - 2005
Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Social Development Canada and Deputy Minister of Labour

2001 - 2003
Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources Development

2000  - 2001
Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Firearms Centre, Department of Justice

1999 - 2000
Special Assignments, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs

1997 - 1999
Executive Advisor on Federal-Nunavut Relations, Office of the Interim Commissioner, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs

1994 - 1997
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Department of Western Economic Diversification

1992 - 1994
Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Strategic Planning and Consultations, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

1991 - 1992
Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Program Planning, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

1987 - 1991
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre

1985 - 1987
Chief of Staff to Minister (Legislation), Department of Labour, Government of Ontario

1981 - 1985
Program Officer, Industry and Labour Adjustment Program, then Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister, Department of Finance

MUNIR SHEIKH

Date of Birth
September 1947

Education
Doctorate, Economics, University of Western Ontario
Master’s, Economics, McMaster University

Professional Experience

Since 2005
Deputy Minister of Labour and Housing and Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development

2004 - 2005
Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Expenditure Review), Privy Council Office

2003 - 2004
Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, Finance Canada

2001 - 2003
Associate Deputy Minister of Health, Health Canada

2000 - 2001
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy, Finance Canada

1998 - 2000
Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy, Finance Canada

1996 - 1998
General Director, Tax Policy (Analysis), Finance Canada

1994 - 1996
Director, Economic Studies and Policy Analysis Division, Finance Canada

1986 - 1994
Assistant Director, Economic Studies and Policy Analysis Division, Finance Canada

1981 - 1986
Chief, Macro-Analysis Section, Economic Analysis and Fiscal Policy Branch, Finance Canada

1978 - 1981
Economist, Fiscal Policy and Economic Analysis Branch, Finance Canada

1976 - 1978
Senior Econometrician, Economic Branch, National Energy Board

1972 - 1976
Economist, Economic Council of Canada

LOUIS RANGER

Date of Birth:
December 1949

Education:
Master’s, Economics, Université de Montréal
Bachelor, Economics, University of Ottawa 

Professional Experience:

Since May 2002
Deputy Minister of Transport

2001 - 2002
Associate Deputy Minister of Transport

1996 - 2001
Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Transport Canada

1995 - 1996
Director of Operations, Economic and Regional Development, Privy Council Office

1991 - 1995
Director General, Air Policy and Programs, Policy and Coordination, Transport Canada

1989 - 1991
Director General, Economic Analysis, Policy and Coordination, Transport Canada

1986 - 1989
Director, Passenger Policy and Programs, Policy and Coordination, Transport Canada

1981 - 1986
Senior Policy Analyst, and then Chief, Policies and Program Evaluation, Rail Passenger Directorate, Transport Canada

1980 - 1981
Senior Policy Advisor, International Transport Policy Committee, Canadian Transport Commission

1978 - 1980
Transportation Advisor in West Africa, Canadian International Development Agency

1974 - 1978
Economist, Research Branch, and then Railway Transport Committee, Canadian Transport Commission


ANDRÉ JUNEAU

Date of Birth:
October 1948

Education:
Master of Arts, Urban Affairs, New School for Social Research, New York
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Ottawa

Professional Experience:

Since August 2002
Deputy Head of the Office of Infrastructure Canada

2001 - 2002
Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office and, since February 2002, concurrently Deputy Head, Office of Infrastructure and Crown Corporations of Canada

1998 - 2001
Deputy Secretary, Intergovernmental Operations, Privy Council Office

1993 - 1998
Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Consultation Branch, Health Canada

1988 - 1993
Director General, then Assistant Deputy Minister, Immigration Policy, Employment and Immigration Canada

1985 - 1988
Director General, Labour Market Policy, Employment and Immigration Canada

1982 - 1985
Senior Analyst, Priorities and Planning, Privy Council Office

1981 - 1982
Head of the Division of Socio-Economic Development, Finance Canada

1979 - 1981
Senior Economist, Finance Canada

1977 - 1979
Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Finance Canada

1975 - 1977
Officer, Federal Provincial Relations, Finance Canada

1973 - 1975
Research Assistant, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.


GUY McKENZIE

Date of Birth
November 1954

Education
B.A. Law, Laval University
Notary and Title Attorney Diploma, Laval University

Professional Experience

Since December 2004
Associate Deputy Head of the Office of Infrastructure Canada
 
2004
Senior Advisor to the Privy Council Office

2001 - 2004
Executive Director of Communication Canada

2000 - 2001
Assistant Secretary (Infrastructure), Treasury Board Secretariat

1998 - 2000
Assistant Secretary, Year 2000 Project, Treasury Board Secretariat
 
1996 - 1998
Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations, Federal Office of Regional Development (Quebec)

1994 - 1996
Director General, Federal-Provincial and Aboriginal Relations, Strategic Policy, Department of Human Resources Development

1991 - 1994
Regional Director General, Quebec Region, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs

1990 - 1991
Director General, Communications and External Relations, Department of Supply and Services

1989 - 1990
Director General, Executive Services, Department of Justice

1988 - 1989
Director General, Analysis, Planning and Legislation, Program Sector, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources 

1986 - 1988
Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister and Secretary of the Advisory Committee on Francophone Participation, then Director, Coordination and Strategic Planning, Program Sector, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources 

1982 - 1986
Senior Advisor, Corporate Policy, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, then Director, Rights Transfer and Registration, Canada Oil and Gas Lands Administration