We are pleased to announce that Jodi-Anne Brzozowski has been appointed as the new Director of the Microdata Data Access Division at Statistics Canada. Among her responsibilities she will thus oversee the Research Data Centre program which give our network its rationale. Previously, Jodi-Anne was Chief responsible for the General Social Survey (GSS) program. After 18 years with Statistics Canada, she brings to the program a wealth of experience and expertise. Welcome!
Over the last five years, Jodi-Anne has overseen the development, collection, production, analysis and dissemination of five cycles of the GSS. She also led the program through a complete redesign, including the introduction of an internet mode of collection, a new sampling frame and two new survey themes. In this position, she worked extensively with a broad range of stakeholders including federal departments, provincial and territorial governments, the research community and non-governmental organizations.
Prior to her position with GSS, Jodi-Anne was the Chief responsible for justice-related analysis of data from population and administrative surveys, and research and development projects to fill data gaps in criminal justice information at the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. In this position, she worked extensively with stakeholders across Canada in the justice community.
Jodi-Anne has authored a large number of statistical and analytical reports over the years and has served as Canada’s representative on two United Nations Task Forces, creating international guidelines on Time Use and Victimization surveys. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Sociology from Laurentian University and a Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of Ottawa.News