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 is directly responsible for the health and performance of the Institute, the success of its operations, and strategic planning. Externally, Mike works to build long-term relationships with key stakeholders and partners in order to enhance the value delivered to RAIC members.  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 Corporate Affairs


Giovanna Boniface is responsible for the development, implementation, management and ongoing operations of RAIC national affairs, including chapters, networks, task forces and committees and corporate events. In addition, she oversees RAIC divisions of advocacy, professional practice, professional education and syllabus. 


Membership, Corporate Partnerships and Operations

Diane Wessman, Vice President of Operations

(613) 241-3600


Diane Wessman is responsible for the business operations of the RAIC, serving to enhance and facilitate professional activities, promote revenue generation and ensure delivery of quality and cost-effective services and products to members and stakeholders. Included in these responsibilities are planning and administration of financial and knowledge resources needed to achieve institutional strategic priorities, including human resources, membership and affinity programs, marketing and communications, business development, honours and awards, information systems and technology, facilities management, and product and service delivery.


Katie Russell, Business Development Manager


Katie Russell is responsible for the business development at the RAIC, including the development and implementation of the sponsorship program for Conference and Congress, as well as our Corporate Affiliate and Strategic Partnership 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 Conference on Architecture 2020.


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 213


Brynne Campbell supports the development of strategic direction, coordination and development for RAIC programs, projects and education. Under the direction of the Vice President of Corporate Affairs, 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, National Affairs Manager

(613) 241-3600 ext 204


Anthony Youssef supports all aspects of the Vice President of Corporate Affairs' portfolio, including, but not limited to RAIC chapters and networks, task forces and committees, advocacy, and conference and events.


Camille Rivard, Program Officer

(613) 241-3600 ext 205


Camille Rivard is responsible for facilitating and developing continuing education opportunities, which includes working with subject matter experts and stakeholders to develop unique and relevant content.


Pamela Burke, Education Administrator 

(613) 241-3600 ext 205


Pamela Burke assists the Practice and Education Manager in projects and issues that enhance the profession, the RAIC Syllabus program, as well as the RAIC continuing education program. 


Jessica McCormick, Program & Syllabus Administrator 

(613) 241-3600 ext 203


Jessica McCormick assists the Practice and Education Manager 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 RAIC’s Honours and Awards programs. Chantal also provides executive support and services to the RAIC College of Fellows. 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 Coordinator 



Tanner Morton produces a wide variety of external and internal communications. He supports a range of programs and activities, including awards, continuing education, practice support, chapters and networks, committees, member services, and advocacy.




Vicky Wang, Vice President of Finance

(613) 241-3600 ext 218


Vicky Wang is responsible for the development of the RAIC financial management strategy and for the contribution to the development of the organization’s strategic goals. She oversees the development of the financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve RAIC’s assets as well as to report accurate financial results.


Veronica Arjona, Finance Coordinator 

(613) 241-3600 ext 218


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