LESA Employment Opportunity: Executive Director

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LESA Employment Opportunity: Executive Director

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As you may know, after nearly a decade as part of LESA’s leadership team, Jennifer Flynn will be transitioning out of her position as Executive Director effective May 10, 2017. If you have not had the opportunity to read her open letter to teammates, supporters, and friends, it can be accessed here.

As we note in our LESA Blog: Jennifer Flynn to Join LESA’s Alumni, transitions are a natural part of learning and growing. As such, we are pleased to announce a new LESA Employment Opportunity as we begin the search for our next Executive Director.

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If you feel you are uniquely qualified to lead LESA into the future of legal education in Alberta, please
email a cover letter and resume to careers@lesa.org with the title “Executive Director” in the subject
line. Candidates whose background and qualifications fit the desired requirements of the position will be contacted directly. View the job posting for complete details.

Closing Date

April 28, 2017, or until the successful candidate has been hired.

LESA Rings in the “New Year” with New Executive Director

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On July 1, LESA began a new fiscal year with Jennifer Flynn as the new Executive Director. She succeeds Paul Wood QC  who served as Executive Director since 2009 and was withLESA Staff Photos LESA for 20 years.

Jennifer has a background in business, law, education, technology, and communications.  In the decade prior to her joining the leadership team at LESA, Jennifer worked as a Corporate/Commercial lawyer with a national firm and then as a Business Law instructor at the JR Shaw School of Business. In addition to her degrees in Commerce and Law, Jennifer also holds a Master of Arts in Communications and Technology. Jennifer’s graduate research focused on lawyers’ use and acceptance of technology. For the past five years, Jennifer has served as LESA’s Managing Director.

“Jennifer is right for the role. She has excelled in everything she has done at LESA,” Paul says. “She will be an exceptional Executive Director, and am very comfortable with this transition to her very capable hands.”

Jennifer is excited about the new responsibilities on her plate. “I am very honoured to be taking on this role, and I’m grateful for the support I’ve received from our staff and our friends in the legal community. I look forward to busy and engaging times ahead.”