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L. D. (Dyan) Cross
1222 Bonnie Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 1Z9
TEL: 613-225-2024
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  • Carleton University Bachelor of Arts (journalism)
  • Algonquin College Certificate of Management Studies (human resources)
  • Waterloo University Bachelor of Arts (economics)


  • Senior Policy Analyst, Industry Canada 1990-2007. As a member of the Science Sector Team, compiled data and wrote Strategic Overview of Science and Technology Activities in the Federal Government and Technology Transfer from Government Laboratories publications; departmental representative on the Circumpolar Arctic Science Cooperation Committee; coordinated policy inputs to federal-provincial procurement initiatives; researched directives affecting GATT and NAFTA agreements; managed preparation of the Industry Canada, Estimates, Part III process; supported the Canadian Content and Culture Working Group of the Information Highway Advisory Council; participated in trade and investment re-engagement trips to Pakistan and India; prepared investment/mission information affecting the Eastern European geographic region as well as central Asia

  • Senior Corporate Planning Officer, Supply and Services Canada 1981-1990

  • Employee Communications Advisor, Customs and Excise Canada 1977-1981

  • Pay Research Officer, Public Service Staff Relations Board 1975-1977

  • Classification Audit and Staffing Officer, Labour Canada 1972-1975

  • Editorial and Public Relations Assistant, Consumers' Association of Canada 1970-1972

  • Head Quality Control Laboratory Technician, Union Carbide Canada Limited 1968-1970

Community volunteering

  • Commissioner, then Chair, Ottawa Hydro Electric Commission 1993-1999

  • Publicity Chair, International Personnel Management Association (Ottawa) 1978-1984