Executive Office

Mike Brennan, Chief Executive Officer

(613) 404-2012


Mike Brennan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Mike has direct responsibility for the strategic leadership and day-to-day operations of the RAIC. Reporting to the Board and the Executive Committee, he is responsible for accomplishing the goals and objectives of the organization as outlined in the RAIC Strategic Plan and Vision.


Danielle Catley, Executive Coordinator
(613) 241-3600 ext 206


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Danielle Catley provides a variety of confidential and executive level administrative support for the CEO, The Executive Committee and the Institute’s Board of Directors.


Chapters, Events, and Task Forces


Giovanna Boniface, Vice President of National Affairs


Giovanna Boniface is responsible for the Festival of Architecture, the development and direction of the regional chapters, and the RAIC’s task forces and committees. Reporting to the CEO, Giovanna leads the association’s efforts in building and maintaining stakeholder engagement and an active membership community. She also supports growth in advocacy and government relations and advises on business improvement and revenue diversification.


Membership, Corporate Partnerships and Operations

Diane Wessman, Director of Operations

(613) 241-3600 ext 207


Diane Wessman is responsible for the internal operational components of the RAIC. Her role is to enhance and facilitate professional activities, promote revenue generation and ensure delivery of quality and cost-effective services and products to members and all stakeholders. Among her responsibilities are planning and administration of resources needed to achieve strategic priorities with a major focus on membership, financial and product/service management.


Katie Russell, Business Development Manager


Katie Russell is responsible for developing and implementing the sponsorship program for the RAIC’s Honours and Awards programs.


Sarah Holtman, Membership Coordinator

(613) 241-3600 ext 207


Sarah Holtman assists the Director of Operations with developing, organizing and implementing annual renewal, recruitment initiatives, and member benefits. She also manages the RAIC online store and is registration lead for the 2019 Festival of Architecture.


Gretta Inamahoro, Membership Administrator

(613) 241-3600 ext 200


Gretta Inamahoro supports members with routine membership inquiries, annual renewal and account updating. She administers the online store and monitors and maintains member communication and outreach. She is also the first point of contact for members and the public.


Continuing Education and Practice Support


Don Ardiel, MRAIC, Director of Practice Support

(613) 241-3600 ext 202


Don Ardiel is responsible for programs, projects and issues that enhance architectural practice, services, and the profession. Programs such as the Syllabus and the Canadian Handbook of Practice form a large part of his work. He also supports the Practice Support Committee, as well as multi-industry groups such as the Federal Real Property Advisory Committee and the Construction Industry Consultative Committee.


Brynne Campbell, Practice and Education Manager, Syllabus Registrar

(613) 241-3600 ext 204


Brynne Campbell supports the development of strategic direction, coordination and development for RAIC programs, projects and education. Under the direction of the Director of practice Support, she oversees key RAIC education programs such as Syllabus, as well as continuing education and professional development initiatives and projects.


Sheba Varughese, Program Officer 

(613) 241-3600 ext 203


Sheba Varughese assists the Director, Practice Support in projects and issues that enhance the profession.


Anthony Youssef, Program Officer

(613) 241-3600 ext 206


Anthony Youssef assists the Director, Practice Support in projects and issues that enhance the profession.


Camille Rivard, Continuing Education Administrator

(613) 241-3600 ext 205


Camille Rivard assists the Director of Practice Support and RAIC Program Officers with the administration, development, and implementation of the RAIC continuing education program, as well as the national continuing education database.


Jessica McCormick, Program Administrator

(613) 241-3600 ext 204


Jessica McCormick assists the Director of Practice Support in projects and issues that enhance the profession, the RAIC Syllabus program, as well as the RAIC continuing education program. She also assists the Syllabus Registrar with the syllabus program administrative duties. 

Kristen Gagnon, MRAIC, Program Officer (On Leave)



Kristen Gagnon assists the Director, Practice Support in projects and issues that enhance the profession, as well as the RAIC continuing education program.


Honours and Awards/College of Fellows


Chantal Charbonneau, CAE, Hon. MRAIC, Director, Honours and Awards / College of Fellows

(613) 241-3600 ext 214



Chantal Charbonneau is responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation and evaluation of the annual Festival of Architecture and the RAIC’s Honours and Awards programs. Chantal also provides executive support and services to the RAIC College of Fellows. Working under the direction of the CEO, she collaborates with other staff members to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the national office.



Breann Oneid, Program Officer

(613) 241-3600 ext 215


Breann Oneid is responsible for providing ongoing administrative support to the RAIC’s awards program and events including the Festival of Architecture. Working under the direction of the Director, Awards and Honours / College of Fellows, Breann also provides support and services to the RAIC College of Fellows and the RAIC Foundation.,


Advocacy and Communications


Tanner Morton, Communications Assistant



Tanner Morton works with the Director of Communications and Advocacy to produce a wide range of external and internal communications that support the RAIC’s programs, activities, and services.


Angie Sauvé, Digital Communications Specialist


Angie Sauvé manages the RAIC's digital communications such as the twice-monthly bulletin and e-notices. She is the webmaster for and manages all RAIC social media accounts.


Vicky Coulombe-Joyce, Graphic Designer



Vicky Coulombe-Joyce is the RAIC’s Graphic Designer. She provides visual communication design that supports the organization’s ability to communicate with members, design professionals, and the general public.  In collaboration with the Director of Operations and Director of Communications, she coordinates the RAIC’s print and electronic publications relating to advocacy, professional development and practice support.




Vicky Wang, Director of Finance

(613) 241-3600 ext 218


Vicky Wang works with and supports the RAIC team and Board in all financial matters. She is responsible for the day to day financial operations of RAIC and financial reporting including financial statements, budgets, and forecasts. Included in this is government program support.  She is also responsible for the RAIC Foundation financial reporting.


Veronica Arjona, Finance Administrator

(613) 241-3600 ext 218


Veronica Arjona is responsible for supporting day-to-day transactions including accounts payable, receivables, purchasing and financial reconciliation.