Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Staff

 

Chief Executive Officer
Mike Brennan
(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.

   
   

Director, Practice Support

Don Ardiel, MRAIC

(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.

   
   

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

 

   

Director of Finance

Vicky Wang

(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.
 

   

Director, Operations

Diane Wessman

(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.

   

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

 

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.

   

Vice President of National Affairs
Giovanna Boniface
604-765-9605

 

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 Manager
Angie Sauvé
(613) 422-3617

 

Angie Sauvé manages new members, the annual renewal cycle, and the membership benefits package. She also manages the RAIC’s various social media accounts. Alongside the Director of Operations and the Director of Communications and Advocacy, Angie assists with media relations and RAIC mass communications such as the monthly Bulletin.

 

 

Executive Coordinator

Anthony Youssef
(613) 241-3600 ext 206

 

Anthony Youssef supports the Board of Directors and the CEO as well as the RAIC committees and task forces.

   
   

Program Officer, Syllabus Registrar

Brynne Campbell
(613) 241-3600 ext 204

 

Brynne Campbell assists the Director, Practice Support in projects and issues that enhance the profession, as well as the RAIC Syllabus program.

   
   

Program Officer

Kristen Gagnon
(613) 241-3600 ext 203

 

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

   
   

Program Officer

Breann Oneid
(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.

   
   

Continuing Education Administrator

Camille Rivard
(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.  

   
   

Graphic Designer

Vicky Coulombe-Joyce

 

 

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 Manager of Communications, she coordinates the RAIC’s print and electronic publications relating to advocacy, professional development and practice support.

   
   

Membership Administrator

Sarah Holtman

(613) 241-3600 ext 200

 

Sarah Holtman supports members with annual renewal, event registration, and account updating. She also administers the online store, and is the first point of contact for members and the public.

 

   
   

 

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