Jan Hawley

Economic Development Officer ~ Municipality of Huron East

Jan has long been an innovator and a “connector”— an idea person, who pulls together the right team to achieve success. After a long career in the public sector, she entered the public service via the County of Huron Community Futures Huron Corporation, before assuming the position of Economic Development Officer for the Municipality of Huron East in 2008. Her achievements over the last nine years have included revitalization of the historic business districts in the communities of Seaforth and Brussels, in addition to launching various award-winning downtown marketing and business recruitment initiatives. She is presently working with the Village of Vanastra Revival Team to breath new life into the former Royal Canadian Air Force Base located south of Clinton. Jan has capably demonstrated that heritage preservation and economic development is definitely good for business.