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Experienced communications professional with over a decade of public relations experience. Equipped with an Advanced Diploma in Public Relations, a degree in Political Science and International Development, and a Certificate in Law, I work to combine worldly strategic thinking with a knack for unique and imaginative writing and design, as demonstrated by my successful post-secondary, private, public and non-prot sector work both in Canada and abroad.

Work Experience
  • Queen’s University | Kingston, Ontario
    • Senior Communications Officer (2018-present)
    • Communications Officer, Media Relations (2017-2018)
  • Fighting Blindness Canada | Toronto, Ontario
    • Officer, Digital Strategy and Communications (2011-2017)
  • Ontario New Democratic Party | Toronto, Ontario
    • Fundraising, Labour and Corporate Relations (2011)
  • Eastern Caribbean Trading, Agriculture, and Development Organization / Caribbean Farmers’ Network | Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Communications and Government Relations Specialist (2010-2011)
  • MT&L Public Relations (now NATIONAL) | Halifax, Nova Scotia
    • Account Coordinator (2009-2010)
  • HRM Beaches, Halifax Regional Municipality | Halifax, Nova Scotia
    • Beaches Coordinator (2001-2008)
  • Oxfam Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia
    • Communications and Public Relations Intern (2008)
Education
  • Certificate in Law, Queen’s University (2021)
  • Advanced Diploma in Public Relations, Nova Scotia Community College (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science, International Development), St. Mary’s University (2007)
Additional Certifications
  • Certificate in Development Leadership, Coady Institute, St. Francis Xavier University
  • Certification in Process Management, Excellence Canada
Board Memberships / Volunteering
  • Cataraqui Conservation Foundation
    • Vice-President, Board of Directors