Jennifer Rattray is the assistant deputy minister of Community Engagement and Corporate Services in the Department of Manitoba Family Services. Prior to joining the Province of Manitoba in 2014, she spent a decade at the University of Winnipeg where she became the first associate vice-president, Indigenous, Government and Community Affairs. Before her career in the academy, Jennifer was an award-winning television journalist working regionally and nationally in Canada and the United States.

Jennifer is a member of Peepeekisis First Nation with roots in northern Manitoba. She has a Master’s of Public Administration with distinction with a specialization in business and government relations from the Asper School of Business.