About the Commissioner

Anne Kelly

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Anne Kelly was appointed Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada on July 30, 2018.

Ms. Kelly started her career with the Correctional Service of Canada in 1983 as a case management officer. Over the years she had a variety of assignments, mostly in the Ontario Region, at the institutional, community and national levels, including case management supervisor, unit manager and project officer at National Headquarters.

Ms. Kelly was also the deputy warden at Mountain Institution in the Pacific Region for a period of two years, from 1996 to 1998. Following her return to National Headquarters in 1998, she held the positions of director of Institutional Reintegration Operations, director general of Offender Programs and Reintegration, and acted as assistant commissioner of Correctional Operations and Programs. Ms. Kelly was appointed Deputy Commissioner for Women in July 2004.

In September 2006, Ms. Kelly was appointed Regional Deputy Commissioner, Pacific Region, where she served for five years until her appointment as Senior Deputy Commissioner in 2011.

Commissioner's Mandate Letter