Terri holds a PhD in Educational Studies from the University of British Columbia, and M.A. in Policy and Administration from the University of Calgary, and a B.Sc. and B.Ed. from Lakehead University. Terri has been working in the field of economic development for close to 20 years. Terri’s areas of expertise include workforce development, economic development, cluster development, rural economies, higher education, regional collaboration and social innovation. Her commitment to rural revitalization and strategic decision-making as a fundamental ingredient to planning for positive change is evidenced by an impressive track record of applied research and knowledge mobilization.