Executive Director Jennifer Reilly was appointed Executive Director of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services on 11 July 2016. Prior to this position Jennifer was the Director of the Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services College.
Prior to moving to the Northern Territory Jennifer’s career was based in Queensland working in numerous Government Agencies including Departments of Housing, Health, Public Works, QBuild Corporate Services, Public Service Commission and Police. She has a passion for leading large teams and delivering government services across large geographical locations and has worked and lived in Julia Creek, Rockhampton and Cairns.
Jennifer holds an Executive Masters in Public Administration and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jennifer’s passion is leading organisations and leading others to reach their potential and has been a Dale Carnegie Instructor since 1999 facilitating hundreds of participants to reach their potential.
Jennifer was awarded the Most Outstanding Female Administrator award at the 15th Annual Excellence in Policing Awards from Australasia Council of Women and Policing. She received Queensland Police Service Award for Excellence in Corporate and Support Services for 2013 Firearms and Weapons Amnesty, Police Commissioner’s Award for Meritorious Service 2013, New Zealand Certificate of Appreciation in response to earthquake recovery, Queensland Police Service State Silver Award 2010 for Excellence in Corporate and Support Services and QBuild Management Excellence Award.
Jennifer is enjoying been back in the Territory having lived for 13 years in Tennant Creek.