Planner II, Design Unit, City of Ottawa
Jill Savage graduated with a Master’s of Science in Planning from the University of Guelph in 2005; she most recently completed the Urban Design certificate course at Simon Fraser University. To date, Jill’s professional experience has spanned three provinces and has been focused within the public sector in current planning, policy development, urban design, transit-oriented development and, most recently, targeted public realm initiatives. Over the course of her career Jill has instructed several city-run planning courses, acted as Adjunct Professor for the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen’s University, participated in design charrettes and sat on a regional planning committee, a heritage planning committee, a downtown redevelopment initiative and various task forces. Jill strives to continue her education and takes pride in cultivating positive relationships with the public and her colleagues.