My office runs on the behind-the-scenes effort of my staff. Scroll below to learn more about my team, some of whom you may have met at an event, in my Ward Office, or through email.
Bronwen Graham is the Legislative Assistant and Policy Advisor for Councillor Diane Deans. Bronwen works with the Councillor on legislative and policy items that rise to Committee and Council, including those related to the Councillor’s role as Chair of the Community and Protective Services Committee. Bronwen can help residents navigate the City’s planning and development processes and provide information on active development applications in Gloucester-Southgate Ward. Bronwen is based at our City Hall location and is the main point of contact for media.
Jessica Bradley is the Community Outreach Coordinator and Policy Advisor for Councillor Diane Deans. Jessica assists the Councillor with major community files and is also responsible for organizing outreach efforts and engagement opportunities for the Councillor. Jessica also manages the Councillors social media accounts and is based at our City Hall location.
Rob Siebring is the Administrative Assistant for Councillor Diane Deans. Rob manages the Councillor’s scheduling, office budget, and front line phone. He is based at our City Hall location.
Jana Atkinson | Caseworker and Community Outreach
Jana Atkinson is the Caseworker for Councillor Diane Deans. Jana assists the Councillor and Ward residents with casework matters, such as parks, roads, traffic calming, and safety, among others. She is based at our Ward location in the Greenboro Community Centre.
Narjis Latif | Summer Student
Narjis Latif is part of the volunteer team for Councillor Diane Deans. She is currently studying biopharmaceutical science (honours) at the University of Ottawa. Narjis is fluent in English, French, multiple dialects of Arabic, and knows conversational Kurdish. As an active community supporter, she will be volunteering by providing community support and language services at the Councillor’s Ward office.