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Executive Council
August 6, 2013

Premier Announces Appointment of New Clerk of the Executive Council

The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the appointment of Julia Mullaley as the new Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet. Ms. Mullaley will replace Robert Thompson, who will retire on August 16 after a 31-year career in the provincial public service.
“Julia Mullaley is an exceptional individual who has shown tremendous leadership and made many contributions during her tenure with the Provincial Government,” said Premier Dunderdale. “I congratulate Ms. Mullaley on her appointment and know she will bring a wealth of knowledge and dedication to her new role. I look forward to working with her in this capacity.”
See the Backgrounder below for biographical information.
Premier Dunderdale also thanked Mr. Thompson for his many years of service with the Provincial Government.
“Robert Thompson’s leadership, dedication and stellar work ethic have served the people of the province very well,” said Premier Dunderdale. “I offer him my appreciation and congratulations as this chapter of his career closes and wish him nothing but the best.”
Media contacts:
Jennifer Tulk
Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
Tracey Boland
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
709-729-4304, 697-3128


Julia Mullaley
Ms. Mullaley began her career with the Provincial Government in 1993 with the Office of the Auditor General. Most recently, she served as Deputy Minister, Department of Advanced Education and Skills. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Mullaley served in various capacities within the public service – Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs, Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council and Associate Secretary to Cabinet; Assistant Deputy Minister (Business Investment) with the Department of Business; Assistant Deputy Minister (Royalties and Benefits), Department of Natural Resources; Executive Director of Planning and Co-ordination with Executive Council; and Director of Budgeting with Treasury Board Secretariat. Ms. Mullaley is also a recipient of the 2009 Public Service Award of Excellence.
Ms. Mullaley graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (co-operative) from Memorial University in 1989. She worked with Doane Raymond, where she obtained a Chartered Accountant professional designation in 1991. Ms. Mullaley has served on a number of government committees and volunteered with several organizations including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland, Girl Guides of Canada, Admiralty House Museum and Archives Inc., and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. She resides in Mount Pearl with her husband Cyril and their four children.
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