Organizational Ambassadors

Role and responsibilities of APEX Organizational Ambassadors


APEX is a professional association, led by executives for executives. In order to deliver value to the executive community nationally and internationally, APEX relies on its ambassadors. Drawing on experience, diversity and leadership, APEX Organizational Ambassadors play a vital role in supporting and advancing APEX’s Mission and Vision in four key areas of responsibilities:

  1. Raise awareness of, and confidence in APEX, both nationally and internationally;
  2. Foster an inclusive network of executive leaders and support knowledge sharing;
  3. Support APEX in remaining relevant and connected to the interests and emerging needs of Executives in their organization; and
  4. Help build a strong executive community that is respectful, healthy, representative and inclusive.


  1. Raise awareness of, and confidence in APEX, nationally and internationally
    • Growing APEX membership in your organization by raising awareness of APEX services and encouraging executives to take advantage of the benefits offered through their membership;
    • Representing APEX by enhancing its presence in your executive community, as well as awareness of its services and initiatives;
    • Engaging with your organization’s executive resourcing professionals to form a partnership that advances the interests of executives within your organization and at APEX;
    • Liaising with your organization’s senior management team on a regular basis to update them on APEX initiatives and garner support;
    • Updating your organization’s Executive Management Committee at least twice yearly to share information on APEX activities, and how their executives can benefit from them;
    • Reaching out to newly appointed executives in your organization to encourage them to take advantage of the services and events offered by APEX to facilitate their integration into the executive cadre;
    • Identifying executives who would be good candidates for an active role within APEX; and
    • Sharing and amplifying APEX communications and messaging, including newsletter, twitter, LinkedIn and web messages and resources for executives
  2. Foster an inclusive network of executive leaders and support knowledge sharing
    • Actively participating in the APEX Annual General Meeting and APEX Ambassadors’ quarterly meetings to stay apprised on the latest information and initiatives impacting executives, and provide insights on emerging issues relevant to executives;
    • Promoting APEX events and resources within your organization and encouraging participation;
    • Supporting and participating in APEX events such as our learning events, the Recognition of Entry to the Executive Ranks Ceremony, as well as the Leadership Symposium;
    • Providing feedback and recommendations to enhance APEX events, research programs, partnerships and services;
    • Raising awareness of APEX research, surveys, promotions and information to the executives of your organization; and
    • Holding bilateral discussions periodically with your Head of Human Resources and the executive resourcing professionals to advance executives’ interests and strengthening the relationship between the two organizations.
  3. Support APEX in remaining relevant and connected to the interests and emerging needs of Executives in your organization
    • Maintaining two-way communications between executives in your organization and APEX on topics related to total compensation, leadership as well as health & wellness;
    • Assisting APEX’s research initiatives by creating consultation opportunities with executives in your organization;
    • Recommending potential guest speakers as well as partners/sponsors to support and enhance APEX services to executives; and
    • Identifying and proposing opportunities for APEX to meaningfully engage with executives across your organization.
  4. Help build a respectful, healthy, representative and inclusive executive community
    • Promoting the annual APEX Awards of Excellence and identify deserving executives;
    • Assisting with onboarding of new executives in your organization;
    • Generating ideas of outreach, learning and networking opportunities to APEX; and
    • Acting as a source of information for executives needs.

Why Become an APEX Organizational Ambassador?

Because APEX needs you!

In return you will:

  • Gain experience that will enrich your resume
  • Broaden your leadership skills
  • Optimize your personal brand as an executive, both inside and outside of your organization
  • Expand your network
  • Be a force for positive change to your community
  • Access trusted information from an independent source
  • Support initiatives that resonate to you
  • Gain not-for-profit experience

List of Organizational Ambassadors

Organization Contact Name and Email
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada (ATSSC)VACANT
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)DURNFORD-MCINTOSH, Karen
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)BOLAND, Dave
Auditor General (Office of) (OAG)TETREAULT, Josee
Atlantic Federal CouncilSTEELE, Janet
British Columbia Federal CouncilRAKHRA, Ravinder
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)VACANT
Canada Council for the Arts (CAC)MCGILL, Nichole
Canada Economic Development for Québec Regions (CED)CADIEUX, Thierry
Canada Energy Regulator (CER)VACANT
Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB)VACANT
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)COUTURE, Dan
Canada School of Public Service (CSPS)VACANT
Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)VACANT
Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC)VACANT
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)STEACY, Chantelle
Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS)ROSS, Robin
Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)VACANT
Canadian Heritage (PCH)GRIMARD-DUBUC, Josée
Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC)DAGENAIS, Natalie
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT)VACANT
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)RASKIN, Ian
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS)BERRY, Brian
Canadian International Trade Tribunalrefer to Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CANNOR)VACANT
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)ROY, Bidyunmala (Bibi)
Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission
Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)VACANT
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)BREDEN, Dominique
Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)CHAMBERLAN, Luc
Civilian Review and Complains Commission for the RCMP (CCRC)VACANT
Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada (Office of the)
Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada (Office of) (OCL)VACANT
Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada (Office of the)
Communications Security Establishment (CSE)VACANT
Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner (Office of the)
Copyright Board Canada (CB)VACANT
Correctional Investigator (Office of) (OCI)BASSETT, Nahie
Correctional Service Canada (CSC)CAMPEAU, Guy
Courts Administration Services (CAS)VACANT
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)VACANT
Elections Canada (ELECT)DESBIENS, Céline
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)CAMPBELL, Gillian
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)CLEMENHAGEN, Nikki
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
(FedDev Ontario)
Finance Canada (Department of) (FIN)DUBÉ, Danielle
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)VACANT
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)BARTLEY, Matthew L.
Global Affairs Canada (GAC)WARD, Michelle
Health Canada (HC)VACANT
House of Commons (HoC)VACANT
Human Resources and Skills Development Canadarefer to Employment and Social Development Canada
Immigration and Refugee Board Of Canada (IRB)POIRIER, Marcel
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)AHMAD, Daniel
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC)RAFFOUL, Joelle
Indian Oil and Gas (IOGC)VACANT
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)OBYRNE, MICHAEL
Information Commissioner (Office of the) (OIC)LABINE, France
Infrastructure Canada (INFC)CAMPEAU, Sylvain
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)LEHMAN, Mark
mark.lehman@canada.caBÉLIVEAU, Mark
Judicial Compensation and Benefits CommissionVACANT
Justice Canada (Department of) (DoJ)DAGENAIS, Martine
Library and Archives Canada (LAC)CHARBONNEAU, Julie
Library of Parliament (LP)BERRY, Michelle
Military Grievances External Review Committee (MGERC)POIRIER, Jean-François
Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada (MPCC)DUNBAR, Julianne
National Capital Commission (NCC)VACANT
National Defence (Department of) (DND)THOMPSON, David
National Film Board (NFB)TREMBLAY, François
National Research Council Canada (NCR)SULTANA, Kelsey
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)BÉGIN, Richard
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council  of Canada
Northern Federal CouncilVACANT
Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada (ORSCC)VACANT
Ontario Federal CouncilLEHMAN, Mark
Parks Canada (PC)SMALL, Lauren
Parole Board of Canada (PBC)LAPOINTE, Anik
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)VACANT
Prairies Federal CouncilFAULKNER, Patrick
Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Office of the) (OPC)TURCOTTE, Martyn
Privy Council Office (PCO)FRACASSI, Dante
Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)VACANT
Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC)NORDIN, Barry
Public Safety Canada (PS)VACANT
Public Sector Integrity Commissioner (Office of)VACANT
Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunalrefer to Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)RAKHRA, Ravinder
Public Service Commission (PSC)MACDONALD, Christopher
Public Service Labour Relations Boardrefer to Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada
Québec Federal CouncilSMALL, Lauren
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)TROTTIER, Carl
Secretary to the Governor General (Office of the) (OSGG)VACANT
Senate of Canada (SEN)VACANT
Shared Services Canada (SSC)LAFRAMBOISE, Colleen
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
LUCAS, Matthew
Specific Claims Tribunalrefer to Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada
Statistics Canada (StatCan)VACANT
Superintendent of Financial Institutions (Office of the) (OSFI)VACANT
Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)LARIVIÈRE, Anne-Marie
Transport Canada (TC)VACANT
Transportation Safety Board (TSB)VACANT
Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS)PETRUS, Elena
Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)PIKE, Nancy
Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB)VACANT
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)FAULKNER, Patrick
Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE)PRESCOTT, Martin


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