Johanna joined the SHS team in 2008. As Manager, Housing Policy and Research, her work focuses on housing and homelessness research and policy development projects. Her projects include housing studies for Official Plan Reviews, comprehensive municipal housing strategies, program reviews, Service Manager housing and homelessness plans, and housing needs assessments.
Johanna also has significant experience conducting community engagement activities, including interviews and focus groups with people with lived experience, facilitating workshops and meetings with key stakeholder groups, and designing and undertaking surveys.
Johanna is currently working on housing background studies for the Official Plan reviews for the City of Vaughan, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, and Township of Brock. She is also working on the housing strategy for the City of Burlington.
Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Ryerson University)
Bachelor of Science, Architecture (University of Santo Tomas)