Associate Deputy Minister, Correctional Services

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Associate Deputy Minister

Marg Welch
Associate Deputy Minister, Correctional Services

Marg Welch

Marg Welch was appointed Associate Deputy Minister, Correctional Services in February 2016. With a career spanning more than three decades in Correctional Services, Marg has held a wide variety of progressively senior positions, including probation and parole officer; superintendent of the St. Lawrence Valley Correctional and Treatment Centre and the Ontario Correctional Institute; regional director of adult Institutional Services; acting Assistant Deputy Minister of Institutional Services; and acting Assistant Deputy Minister of Operational Support. She served nearly five years as Assistant Deputy Minister of Community Services, during which time she led development of a new vision for the division with a focus on evidence-based, client-centred programs and services.