• Aina Budrevics, CAE

    Aina Budrevics, CAE, is the Executive Director of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA), where she has worked since 2006 in various roles. Aina finds value in contributing to the CSAE community and is a member of the CSAE Trillium Network Young Professional’s Committee. Continue reading

    Alisha McFetridge

    Hello CSAE Community! 

    My name is Alisha and I am the Manager of Association Relations for MCI Group, which provides strategic event consulting and professional conference organization for Canadian and International Meetings. Continue reading

    Allyson Gillett

    About six months ago, I joined Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada as Manager of Member Services. As an organization, we are committed to being catalysts for girls empowering girls and creating a safe, all-girl environment that invites girls to challenge themselves, to find their voice, meet new friends, have fun, and make a difference in the world. Continue reading

    Daniel García, CAE

    My name is Dan García and I am the COO of Principia Assessments, which focuses on independent competency assessment and consultation for the legal sector, associations, not-for-profits, and other professionals. 

    I initially joined CSAE for the CAE program. Continue reading

    Ed Byers, CAE

    My name is Ed Byers, small town guy turned city dweller. I am originally from the 1000 islands, and moved to Toronto in 2005 where I attended Ryerson University, earning my Bachelor of Commerce. I have worked for a number of organizations including Vancouver 2010, London 2012, TIFF, Steamwhistle, Special Olympics, The Real Property Association of Canada and now working with an amazing team at The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). Continue reading

    Frances LeBlanc

    I am the Chief Executive Officer of the New Brunswick Chiropractors Association (NBCA). The New Brunswick Chiropractors Association works to improve the health and wellbeing of New Brunswickers by regulating, supporting and promoting excellence in chiropractic practice and patient care. Continue reading

    Igor Minic

    I’m currently the Practice Support Services Coordinator at the Canadian Dental Association. I recently joined CSAE in early April 2019 and hope to connect with fellow YPs around Canada as well as learn more about the Association world. Continue reading

    Janice Chong

    Hello everyone! My name is Janice Chong, I joined CSAE as a membership coordinator recently. I moved to Canada about 6 years ago from Hong Kong and went to Western University for my Bachelor Degree in Management and Organizational Studies. Continue reading

    John Rich

    I am the Communications Specialist for The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board (OMDREB), which represents over 1,800 REALTORS® who serve the communities of Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills and the surrounding areas. OMDREB serves its Members through a variety of support and services, including professional development, technology and advocacy. Continue reading

    Lindsay Murray

    My name is Lindsay Murray and I work for the hospitality sales team at Andrew Peller Limited (APL) representing Peller Estates, Trius Winery, Wayne Gretzky Estates and Thirty Bench in Niagara, Ontario. I am fortunate enough to work in wine country everyday amidst the beautiful vineyards and extraordinary facilities; and I encourage visits if you are ever in the area! Continue reading

    Natalie Wallace, CAE

    My name is Natalie Wallace, CAE, and I’m an account manager with Redstone Agency Inc, but you might know me as “That girl with the purple/pink/blue/wacky coloured hair”. I enjoy volunteering locally with the Trillium Network, especially with the Holiday Gala committee and the Young Professionals committee. Continue reading

    Shehnaz Jaffar

    My name is Shehnaz Jaffar and I work as the social media and communications coordinator at CSAE. I became a member when I was appointed as staff at CSAE in September 2018. Continue reading

    Yowali Kabamba

    My name is Yowali Kabamba and I am the Network Liaison at CSAE. Originally from Belgium, I have spent a great deal of time trying to learn more about the association and not-for-profit sector in Canada. Continue reading

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