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Our Team / Notre équipe

E-mail Address / Courrielinfo (at) iap2canada.ca

Mailing Address / Adresse postale :

11-38 Place du Commerce, Box 202

Montreal, QC H3E 1T8


Office Hours: Our Virtual Office is open from Monday - Friday 

Valoree McKay - Executive Director / Directice générale

Ms. McKay is a seasoned, bilingual, professional and Certified Association Executive (CAE) known for her transformational leadership in the not-for-profit sector, most recently with Certified Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (CPB Canada) where she successfully led a complete rebrand, development of new membership management system and website, and a revamp of its membership and certification structures. With over 20 years of experience in leadership roles at the national level, Ms. McKay brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to IAP2 along with a passion for taking organizations to the next level in reaching their goals and serving their members. A strategic thinker, her areas of expertise include change leadership, increasing innovation, quality improvement, government advocacy, association governance, and partnership development.

Mme McKay est une dirigeante d'association chevronnée, bilingue, professionnelle et certifiée (CAE), connue pour son leadership transformationnel dans le secteur sans but lucratif, plus récemment avec CPB Canada (Certified Professional Bookkeepers of Canada) où elle a dirigé avec succès le lancement d’une nouvelle image de marque, le développement d'un nouveau système de gestion des membres, la création d’un nouveau site Web, et une refonte complète des structures d'adhésion et de certification. Possédant plus de 20 ans d'expérience dans des rôles de leadership à l’échelle nationale, Mme McKay apporte à l’AIP2 Canada une richesse de compétences et de connaissances, ainsi qu'une passion pour amener les organisations au niveau supérieur pour atteindre leurs objectifs et servir leurs membres. Dotée d’une pensée stratégique, ses domaines d'expertise comprennent le leadership du changement, la promotion de l'innovation, l'amélioration de la qualité, le lobbying auprès des paliers gouvernementaux, la gouvernance du milieu associatif et l’élaboration de partenariats. 

Contact: (valoree at iap2canada.ca)               

SARAH RIVEST - Administration and Training / Administration et formations


Sarah has worked in communications and community engagement for over 15 years and lives in Montréal with her Husband and Daughter.

Prior to moving to Montréal she worked with the Calgary Stampede, CBC, VANOC and Whistler Blackcomb. Sarah's experience working for VANOC in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games inspired her to learn more about the core values of public participation, and with support from the Calgary Stampede, she completed the IAP2 Foundations Course in 2014.

Many of the organizations she has worked for have a strong volunteer presence and she wanted to continue giving back as a volunteer with IAP2. Sarah holds a double degree from the University of Calgary in Communications and Canadian Studies. She started as a Deputy Board Director in 2015, and was Past Secretary, Past International Representative and Past President for the IAP2 Canada Board. 

Contact: (sarah at iap2canada.ca)    

Anita Wasiuta - Volunteer Coordinator / Coordonnatrice - bénévoles

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Anita has always been passionate about community, volunteering and seeking out other points of view. She blended these passions together and joined ASC as the volunteer engagement coordinator and has taken on other roles including herding the various components of the brand graphics. She was honoured to be the recipient of the CPRS Shield of Public Service award for distinguished and dedicated public service. Her most rewarding engagement was transforming a retired transit bus into a mobile public engagement vehicle that was successfully used for long range planning in several B.C. communities. Her ongoing work includes marketing, communications, food security, mentoring young leaders, and Foundation work. And she enjoys the expanse of all things yarn and fibre.

Contact: (anita at iap2canada.ca)    

NICK GROVER - Social Media

Based in Ottawa, Nick is responsible for IAP2 Canada's social media content and coordinating our various Communities of Practice (CoPs). He worked in the humanitarian sector for several years after completing his Master's degree in History at Queen's University. He is an active public transit advocate in Ottawa and familiar with the city's channels of public engagement on transportation matters.

Contact: (nick at iap2canada.ca)    

Anne Harding - Indigenous Awareness Program Coordinator  / Coordonnatrice - Programme de la sensibilisation à la réalité autochtone

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Anne Harding is one of IAP2 Canada’s biggest fans, having been involved with the association as a member and volunteer for over a decade. Anne has a deep passion for Indigenous inclusion and reconciliation, which she lives out through her consulting practice at Forum Community Relations and her volunteer work in Community Engagement for the Indigenous Gathering Place Society of Calgary. 

Anne has a Master of Arts in Corporate-Aboriginal Relations and holds a Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3) designation through IAP2 Canada. She is also the winner of a P2 for the Greater Good Core Values Award and volunteers as a Mentor and Core Values Award judge.

Contact: (anne at iap2canada.ca)    

Accounting / Comptabilité

Contact: (accounting at iap2canada.ca)    

NICK GROVER - Social Medi

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