Canada's only marketing conference developed exclusively for the nonprofit and public sectors - May 30-31, 2017 at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa

Advisory Committee 2018

Claire Mills

Claire Mills

Managing Director, Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing

Claire is an accomplished project manager within the world of marketing and sales for over 25 years,   including an emphasis in the event and trade show industries and consulting within high-profile public sector and private sector initiatives.  Of note is the role she played managing several portfolios with major public sector clients including Public Works and Government Services Canada, …Read more
Paul Dombowsky

Paul Dombowsky

Consumer Insights Manager, The Canadian Real Estate Association

Paul Dombowsky is the Consumer Insights Manager at The Canadian Real Estate Association. Focused on digital measurement and consumer insights relating to the home buying journey in Canada, Paul also leads the program to develop a 360 degree view of the over 100k REALTOR® members across Canada. Prior to CREA, Paul successfully launched and sold an Ottawa based start-up, Ideavibes, where they …Read more
Bernie Colterman

Bernie Colterman

Managing Partner, Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing

For over 15 years, Bernie has provided strategic marketing advice and services to a wide range of association, non-profit and public sector organizations. Much of this work involves helping organizations take a more strategic approach towards sponsorships and other revenue generation initiatives. His company’s proprietary valuation model sets the standard in Canada for sponsorship value …Read more
Diane Duford

Diane Duford

Director, Marketing and Advertising, Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Branch, Employment and Social Development Canada

Stephen Faul

Stephen Faul

President and CEO, Frontier College

Stephen Faul joined Frontier College as President in July 2016. Previously, Stephen worked as Vice President of Imagine Canada where he spearheaded a campaign to create a new conversation with Canadians about the value and contribution of the charitable sector. He has also held senior positions at Toronto’s Second Harvest, a unique fresh-food recovery organization, and Operation Eyesight, a …Read more
Chantal Jacob

Chantal Jacob

A/Manager of Marketing and Creative Services, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Whether in broadcasting, advertising, social marketing, partnership engagement or storytelling, Chantal Jacob has been communicating with Canadians from all walks of life for over 30 years. Passionate for results, she has led several very successful social marketing campaigns in the federal government including the national Education Savings Campaign promoting the Learning Bond to low-income …Read more
Nick McCarthy

Nick McCarthy

Director of Marketing, Communications and Community Outreach, Beechwood Cemetery Foundation and Beechwood Cemetery Company

Nick McCarthy is the Director of Marketing, Communications and Community Outreach at the Beechwood Cemetery Foundation and the Beechwood Cemetery Company. Nick works to raise the profile of Beechwood Cemetery which is Canada's National Cemetery, the National Military Cemetery of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police National Memorial Cemetery. He provides strategic communications advice …Read more
Mike Kujawski

Mike Kujawski

Managing Partner, Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing

Mike Kujawski is the Managing Partner of CEPSM.ca, where he currently works as a senior consultant, trainer and professional speaker for major government, non-profit, and association clients in Canada and around the globe. Mike’s specialty areas include strategic marketing and communication, digital/social media engagement, social network analysis and social behaviour change marketing. His …Read more
Alex Jasperse

Alex Jasperse

Senior Communications Advisor, Governance and Engagement, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Interested in making government relevant to Canadians, Alex has been a public sector marketer since 2007. Working at the intersection of advertising, social media, and the web, he most recently spent the last two years developing dozens of training courses and guidance tools, supporting hundreds of federal marketers and informing millions in campaign spending. Alex has also contributed to …Read more
Josef Jurkovic

Josef Jurkovic

Managing Director, Centre for Excellence in Communications

Josef Jurkovic is the Managing Director of the Centre for Excellence in Communications or CEC. He has over 35 years of public and private sector experience across diverse areas of internal and external communications, public consultations, branding and marketing. Mr. Jurkovic is a frequent conference speaker on internal communications, employee engagement and on public sector branding and …Read more
Jim Mintz

Jim Mintz

Managing Partner, Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing

James (Jim) Mintz is Managing Partner of the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing (CEPSM), Ottawa, and Program Director of the “Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing” at Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business. Formerly an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the University of Ottawa School of Management, and Marketing Lecturer at Sprott School …Read more
Karen Kavanagh

Karen Kavanagh

MBA, Coordinator/Professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications Management, Algonquin College, School of Media and Design

Marketing and media professional with proven results-driven experience for B2C and B2B executions targeting local, national and international markets. Specializing in SEM, digital marketing, social media, and integrated media executions. Specialties: Digital marketing, social media marketing, search engine marketing, mobile media planning, lead generation campaign development, media plan …Read more
Louise Rousseau

Louise Rousseau

Communications Manager, Payment Products and Services Directorate, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Louise Rousseau has worked in Marketing and Communications in the Government of Canada for over 30 years. Louise started her career at the Canada Broadcasting Corporation and then worked at the House of Commons producing television shows with Members of Parliament. Louise worked at the Department of National Defence where she created the Canadian Forces Parliamentary Program for which she …Read more