Katie Norman first joined the Newfoundland and Labrador public service in 2007. Katie is currently the Assistant Deputy Minister of Immigration and Population Growth with the Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Prior to assuming her current role in April 2021, Katie held a variety of diverse roles within the public sector, including, Assistant Deputy Minister, Enforcement and Resource Services with the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture, Assistant Deputy Minister of Public Engagement, and Executive Director of Planning and Coordination. Ms. Norman has also held a variety of management and policy positions in the provincial public service, including Cabinet Officer, Director of Workforce Development, Director of Skills and Labour Market Research, and Director of Social and Economic Policy (Intergovernmental Affairs).
Katie also spent time working in the Department of International and Intergovernmental Relations with the Government of Alberta, and was recognized with a Newfoundland and Labrador Public Service Award of Excellence in 2015 for her work in the area of population growth. Ms. Norman holds a Master of Public Administration from Queen's University, and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in political science from Memorial University. She is currently completing a Master of Laws in Administrative Law, from Osgoode Hall Law School (Professional Development) at York University.
Katie is currently Vice-President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. She lives in St. John’s with her husband Greg and their son, Tom.