Provided Members of Parliament, Ministers of the Crown and senior public officials with strategic communications advice and developed various proactive and reactive communications plans.
Authored and edited various communications products, including news releases, speeches, and policy briefs.
Prepared the Leader of the Opposition for the House of Commons’ daily Question Period.
Developed backdrops, podium signs, printed materials and other audio/visual enhancements for public events and announcements.
Appeared on radio and television as a spokesperson.
Implemented a progressive wage structure and standardized employee evaluations.
Pushed an organization towards more sustainable and environmentally responsible operational practices, securing national accreditation for same.
Oversaw numerous direct-mail, paid advertisement and social media campaigns.
Coordinated City of Ottawa’s audit function, working with senior officials to ensure deadlines were met, documents were accurate and responses consistent with corporate policies and guidelines.
Led the re-design and re-launch of a major political party’s website, bringing together various stakeholders to refine the website’s aims and objectives and coordinating the work of a team of designers, programmers and communications professionals.
Speech & Debate
Provided Members of Parliament, Ministers of the Crown and senior public officials with speech and debate training.
Prepared the Leader of the Opposition for the federal “Leaders’ Debates.”
Developed and implemented innovative school-wide debate and speech program.
Represented Canada as an official adjudicator at World Schools Debating Championships in Singapore, Peru, Germany, Wales, Korea, United States, Greece and Qatar.
Served as an assistant coach to four consecutive Canadian national high school teams.