Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Staff

 

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

dcatley@raic.org

 

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
604-765-9605

gboniface@raic.org

 

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

dwessman@raic.org

 

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, Sponsorship Development Manager

krussell@raic.org

 

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

sholtman@raic.org

 

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

ginamahoro@raic.org

 

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

dardiel@raic.org

 

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

bcampbell@raic.org

 

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

svarughese@raic.org

 

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

   
   

Anthony Youssef, Program Officer

(613) 241-3600 ext 206

ayoussef@raic.org

 

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

crivard@raic.org

 

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

jmccormick@raic.org

 

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

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

ccharbonneau@raic.org

 

 

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

boneid@raic.org

 

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

   

Maria Cook, Director, Communications and Advocacy
(613) 241-3600 ext 213

mcook@raic.org

 

 

Maria Cook is responsible for media relations and carrying out communications and advocacy activities. She coordinates the production of the RAIC’s print and web publications including members’ newsletters and media releases. Duties include providing support to the Board of Directors, developing strategy and advancing political and public outreach. Maria also participates in event-planning, creates content and works with partner organizations.

   
   

Tanner Morton, Communications Assistant

tmorton@raic.org

 

 

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

asauve@raic.org
 

 

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

   
   

Vicky Coulombe-Joyce, Graphic Designer

vcjoyce@raic.org

 

 

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.

   
   

Finance

   

Vicky Wang, Director of Finance

(613) 241-3600 ext 218

vwang@raic.org

 

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

varjona@raic.org

 

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