Jenna Lightbody

Marketing Lead

As Marketing Lead, Jenna spends her days spreading the gospel of good governance. She develops thoughtful and strategic marketing approaches that support Watson’s business goals and works alongside governance experts to craft content that reflects Watson’s deep expertise.

Professional superpower

"Shaping complex ideas into compelling narratives"

Favourite saying

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Best question

"So what?”

Experience and Credentials

  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature from the University of British Columbia
  • Joined Watson in October, 2021
  • Worked for five years at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine Division of Continuing Professional Development, developing and delivering coaching and mentoring programs for rural physicians in British Columbia
  • At Watson, developed the BC Police Boards Training Program, a first-of-its-kind governance education program for municipal police board members in British Columbia
  • Completed continuing professional development courses in creative writing, technical writing, editing, and graphic design through the University of British Columbia and the British Columbia Institute of Technology

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Our Thoughts on Boards

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Watson May 30, 2024
Enhancing Board Effectiveness: A Layered Approach to Governance

You may have noticed a few changes to our look and feel over the past few months at Watson – we’

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Rachel O'Connor May 14, 2024
Navigating Board Composition in Election-Appointment Environments

Board composition is a key part of governance effectiveness. What happens when you aren’t in control of it for

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Watson Mar 27, 2024
3 Ways Governance Professionals Elevate the Work of the Board

Governance professionals elevate the work of the board in all sorts of ways. Navigating everything from relationships to regulations, they