Amy brings extensive government relations expertise to Triathlon Canada’s Board of Directors having led and developed government relations plans for many federated not-for-profits. Having worked in senior leadership positions, Amy has led advocacy campaigns, engaged with Members of Parliament, Senators, Prime Ministers and has worked closely with key staff and committee members at all levels of government. An effective leader working professionally as a Director with the Department of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and as a volunteer.
The former president of Triathlon Newfoundland and Labrador, Amy understands the changing landscape Canada’s national sport organizations face and the challenges the federal model for not-for-profits creates as well as the demands placed on national and provincial organizations.
A graduate of Memorial University, with a B.Sc, and a B.A, Amy began her career in the health charity sector where she was heavily involved in managing many highly-skilled medical volunteer boards, organizing scientific programming for medical conferences, and leading public health advocacy programs.
Amy is extremely involved in her community. She has served on many Board of Directors in and outside of sport, and was the Director of Fundraising while serving on the Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue Board.
Amy is very passionate about growing the sport of triathlon. She volunteers provincially, is a community coach, helps organize local races, and created a triathlon club for age group triathletes.