Regional Vice-president, Saskatchewan Region
Jennifer McKillop has been with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) since 2015. She is the regional vice-president for the Saskatchewan Region. Prior to that, she served as Saskatchewan’s director of conservation, overseeing conservation work within NCC’s priority natural areas, including science and planning, stewardship and securement.
Jennifer has an undergraduate degree in Indigenous studies and a master’s degree in environmental design. Prior to joining NCC, she spent 15 years as a senior manager with the governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan in the areas of Crown land management, landscape planning, heritage resources and Indigenous consultation. She also spent eight years working on large-scale environmental assessment processes with First Nations and Métis communities, assessing impacts of resource development on Indigenous traditional use.
In her free time, Jennifer and her family enjoy camping, fishing and hiking in the beautiful landscapes of Saskatchewan, from the grasslands to the boreal forest.