Taelor Smith, MA, MHSc

Policy Analyst / Sr. Leadership Development HR Advisor, MHSc, MA

Taelor Smith is a Certified Leader Character Practitioner and Policy Analyst at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), with a background in Human Resources.

In her previous role as a Senior Leadership Development Advisor within the CBSA’s Character-Based Leadership Centre of Expertise, she has led the integration of CBL into the Agency’s HR programs, practices, and processes. This ongoing work includes the design, development, and facilitation of various workshops and a train-the-trainer program. Taelor’s efforts were recognized as a nominee for the 2022 Michelle C. Comeau HR Leadership Awards – New Human Resources Talent.

She recently embarked on an assignment with the Agency’s Travellers Branch, Strategic Horizontal Initiatives Division, where she continues to apply her Leader Character subject matter expertise to files and initiatives such as operational workforce review, accessibility, GBA+, anti-racism, and more.