Jill Perron is the Acting Assistant Deputy Minister of the Strategic Initiatives Division within Manitoba Housing.  She is responsible for providing support and advice on central strategic policy and program management support to the Department of Families and MHRC and its program areas.  Jill provides overall leadership in development of new initiatives and the delivery of community development programs. Her prior role in Manitoba Housing was Executive Director of the Strategic Initiatives branch. 

Jill has 22 years of civil service experience, in the areas of direct service delivery in child welfare, justice and community based health, as well as managerial roles in the Provincial Ombudsman's office.  Jill holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration, a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts, and is an accredited Charter Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.