Francoise (Francie) Ducros retired from the federal Public Service in 2020 where she served as Assistant Secretary, Social and Cultural Programs at the Treasury Board Secretariat for 4 years. Prior to that, Francie served as Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, and Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Programs and Partnerships at the Department Affairs Aboriginal and Northern Affairs and Vice-President, Afghanistan-Pakistan Policy and Programs at the Canadian International Development Agency. Francie also served in several political positions including Chief of Staff to the Ministers of Fisheries and Oceans, and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Director of Communications to the Prime Minister.