Clerk’s Leadership Group

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The Clerk is supported by the Clerk’s Leadership Group (the executive team), which consists of the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Chief Information Officer, the Clerk Assistant, Parliamentary Services, the Executive Financial Officer, and the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel.

Chief Human Resources Officer

The Chief Human Resources Officer serves as a key strategic advisor within the Legislative Assembly Administration and as the senior human resources leader, providing innovating and strategic human resources support to Legislative Assembly management and staff. The Chief Human Resources Officer also oversees outsourced human resources services and training to Members of the Legislative Assembly in support of the operations of constituency offices, caucuses, and legislative offices.  

Contact Information 

Daisy Jassar, Chief Human Resources Officer
daisy.jassar@leg.bc.ca   

Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer provides vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology and information management solutions and initiatives that manage the Legislative Assembly’s digital information infrastructure, governance, and assets that support the Assembly’s ability to achieve its goals. The Chief Information Officer oversees the Information Technology Department, Hansard Services, and the Legislative Library.  

Andrew Spence, Chief Information Officer
andrew.spence@leg.bc.ca   

Clerk Assistant, Parliamentary Services

The Clerk Assistant, Parliamentary Services is responsible for overseeing the provision of core parliamentary services and procedural supports to Members of the Legislative Assembly. The Clerk Assistant oversees Client Services, the Parliamentary Committees Office, the Parliamentary Education Office, and key functions within the Office of the Clerk, including parliamentary documents, election readiness and transition supports for Members, and governance and corporate support. The Clerk Assistant, Parliamentary Services also serves as a senior Table Officer. 

Contact Information 

Artour Sogomonian, Clerk Assistant, Parliamentary Services 
artour.sogomonian@leg.bc.ca

Executive Financial Officer

The Executive Financial Officer oversees the Financial Services and the Precinct Services departments. The Executive Financial Officer provides authoritative advice, guidance and mentorship on key financial management, capital development and related organizational issues to the Legislative Assembly’s governance bodies, the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, the Clerk’s Leadership Group, and departmental leadership. In this senior strategic advisory role, the Executive Financial Officer guides short, medium, and long-term financial and related risk management/mitigation decisions and leads the creation of innovative and proactive fiscal and capital planning approaches.

Contact Information 

Hilary Woodward, Executive Financial Officer 
hilary.woodward@leg.bc.ca 

Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel

The Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel is responsible for providing legal and procedural advice and services to the Speaker and other Presiding Officers, Members, parliamentary committees, the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Assembly departments. The Law Clerk is also a senior Table Officer. 

Contact Information 

S. Suzie Seo, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel
suzie.seo@leg.bc.ca