Panel 1 - Northern Confidence: Youth Vision of Ontario’s Future North
A ‘boomerang’ back to Sault Ste. Marie, Katie has over 11 years’ experience working in policy, communications and community development. Her interest in pairing public relations with community, economic and social development has contributed to the long-term sustainability and resiliency of northern and rural communities.
She has held senior positions at Northern Policy Institute, NORDIK Institute, Parliament of Canada and Natural Resources Canada, and has completed studies in Political Science at McGill University and Public Relations at Ryerson University. Katie is the recipient of the Sault Ste. Marie Honda Community Driven Award for Leadership, 2016.
As Communicators Coordinator, Katie’s role is to manage all communications activities for FutureSSM and create opportunities for outreach and visibility in the community and beyond.