Tess was born and raised in Burlington, where she still lives today, raising a family of her own. Tess spent more than a dozen years working in Toronto, starting out as a clerk in the Office of the Children’s Lawyer at the Ministry of the Attorney General, then moving on to several prominent Bay Street firms. More than five years ago, Tess’s career moved home to Burlington, where she is a manager in legal and regulatory affairs. A lifelong learner, Tess has been pursuing continued education at McMaster University, where she recently obtained a Business Administration Diploma and Canadian Risk Management Designation.
Tess can often be found hiking at green spaces throughout the Halton region, with a special fondness for Bronte Creek Provincial Park where she got engaged. Tess is a devoted mother and instills a love for nature in her teen girls. New to the Burlington Green board, Tess is keen to learn, and bring her skills in regulatory affairs and risk management to the benefit of the community.