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Janelle Robertson - Diabetes Canada. St. John's, NF, CA

Janelle Robertson Janelle Robertson

Vice President and General Manager, National Diabetes Trust | Diabetes Canada

St. John's, NF, CANADA

Janelle Robertson is Vice President and General Manager National Diabetes Trust at Diabetes Canada.



Janelle Robertson is Vice President and General Manager, National Diabetes Trust at Diabetes Canada. Janelle is an innovative senior executive with nearly two decades of experience leading teams and navigating process efficiency strategies in complex environments. She is adept in strategic management, analytical problem solving and fostering key partnerships and stakeholder relationships. Janelle has consistently demonstrated exceptional competencies in identifying and pursuing new strategic initiatives and partnership opportunities.

Janelle’s 17 year tenure with Diabetes Canada’s Clothesline Program has included progressive positions at the local, regional and national levels.

Janelle is regarded as a results-driven leader by her peers; passionate in promoting high performing teams that maximize efficiencies and profitability while mentoring excellence.

Industry Expertise (6)



Health and Wellness

Public Policy

Corporate Leadership

Program Development

Areas of Expertise (4)


Strategic Initiatives

Clothesline Program

Clothing Donation Programs

Media Appearances (4)

Transition into fall fashion

Metro  online


“Spring and fall are typically the busiest time for donations,” says Janelle Robertson, general manager for the National Diabetes Trust (NDT), operator of Clothesline, a fundraising program across Canada that enables donors to give away their gently used clothing, small household items and electronics, year-round...

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Clothesline Cash in on your Clutter campaign extended to April 30

Diabetes.ca  online


“Your donation of reusable clothing not only gives you a chance to win great prizes, but helps make a positive impact in the lives of the more than nine million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes,” says Janelle Robertson, General Manager, National Diabetes Trust. “This campaign is crucial as it supports vital diabetes research, advocacy, programs and services of the Canadian Diabetes Association.” - See more at: http://www.diabetes.ca/newsroom/search-news/clothesline-cash-in-on-your-clutter-extended?feed=CDA-Latest-News-RSS#sthash.corJYRY6.dpuf

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Flawed clothing drop-box bylaw is important, charity says

The Globe and Mail  online


Thank you for the opportunity to be included in the Globe and Mail article regarding the drop box bylaw in Toronto. It is important to us that the Association not only raise funds for diabetes, but that we also do so in a way that makes a positive difference to the environment. Our loyal donors across the country who give regularly to the Clothesline program and our RED drop boxes make this a reality...

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The crap's out the bag

Canada.com  online


They're really tired of hauling away the derelict appliances and mouldy couches that have been left beside drop boxes. As Janelle Robertson of the Canadian Diabetes Association explains, businesses that allow drop boxes on their property do so voluntarily. "If items are left outside the box, it becomes unsightly" and, in some cases, the box is removed...

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