Canada West

Canada West

Canada West2024-05-28T18:24:03-04:00

IABC Canada West shapes the credibility and future of the communication profession in Western Canada through the words and actions of volunteer leaders.

We provide support through:

  • Leadership development
  • Professional development
  • Programs and sponsorship
  • Events and networking

Board of Directors

The region is run by a nine-member volunteer Board of Directors and representatives from each of the six chapters in our region.


Richard Kies, ABC

Past Chair:

Bart Goemans, SCMP

Vice Chair:

Wendy Thatcher, SCMP

Finance Director:

Jodi Tauber

  • IABC Edmonton

  • Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

Professional Development / Sponsorship Director:

Shannon McLennan-Taylor

Communications Director:

Heidi Abramyk, CMP

  • IABC Saskatoon

  • First Nations Capital and Infrastructure Agency of Saskatchewan

National Programs Director:

Tamara Gale

Leadership Development Director:

Roland Pajares, CMP

Board Secretary:

Danelle Wettstein, CMP

Chapter Reps

IABC Manitoba: Susie Erjavec Parker
Sparker Strategy

IABC Regina: Craig Hemingway
City of Moose Jaw

IABC Edmonton: Dan St. Pierre
TELUS World of Science

IABC Saskatoon: Andrea Lauder
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission

IABC Calgary: Caroline Lule
Enbridge Inc.

IABC BC: Maycko Macapugas
SFU’s Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship

IABC Canada West News

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