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Board of Directors

President

Art Direction Editorial

Nicola is an independent art director and graphic designer, who specializes in editorial design. She’s obsessed with magazines, so much so that she opened Issues Magazine Shop, a retailer of independent...

VP for Communications, Chair of the Design Committee

Branding Creative Direction Motion
Julian Brown is ON THE CHASE! Julian creates ‘motion-first’ brands and content for smart clients (Sport Chek, University of Toronto, Cineplex, World Wildlife Fund). His motion design & branding project...

VP for Education, Chair of the Education Committee

Education Print Production Typography

Diana Varma RGD is an award-winning design educator by day and a podcaster by night; getting creative with creatives about all things creative. She is a woman in STEAM who operates a traditional offset ...

VP for Membership, Chair of the Membership Committee

Branding Editorial Packaging
Elyse is a Senior Graphic Designer and Project Manager at Patch Design. From developing comprehensive branding systems to designing packaging and print materials, she enjoys working directly with clients t...

VP for Diversity & Inclusion, Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Accessibility Brand Strategy System Design
Xandr is a multi-hyphenated queer trans creative director, designer, illustrator, front-end developer, travelling speaker and educator. His design firm, ARToverMATTER, is a creative studio that gives a dam...

Secretary, Chair of the Events Committee

Design Management Packaging Print

With a proven track record in brand transformation and a passion for captivating design, Alex is an experienced Creative Director dedicated to delivering exceptional results. She specializes in creating...

Treasurer, Chair of the Certification Committee

Branding Editorial Strategy
I lead design at Creative Currency, leveraging my background in editorial design and branding to lead projects that help organizations tell their stories more effectively, present information more clearly,...

Directors

Art Direction Branding Web Design

I am a freelance designer, art director and principal at FARON.DESIGN, based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. I focus on brand visual identity design, web user interface design and consulting in-house...

Editorial Print Typography
Ruth uses her creative talents to inform and delight at the City of Côte Saint-Luc (a municipality in the West End of Montreal), where she has worked for over 20 years as their in-house graphic designer. S...
Information Design Product Design Strategy
As a creative leader with over 20 years of strategic management experience and hands-on expertise in various digital ecosystems and industries, I've built my career by designing insight-based, accessible p...
Art Direction Corporate Communications Design Management

Kathleen is an award-winning graphic designer who brings creative solutions to corporate communications. For over a decade, she has been Creative Strategy Team Lead at Bruce Power where they deliver all...


Provisional RGD Rep, Co-Chair of the Education & Provisional Committees

Accessibility System Design UX
Rupsha is a Designer specializing in Human-Centered Design, an Emerging Design Educator, and an Emerging Design Researcher. Rupsha is pursuing her Master of Design at York. Her work involves looking at the...

Provisional RGD Rep, Co-Chair of the Provisional Committee


Student RGD Reps, Co-Chairs of the Student Committee

Bella Sanchez is a multidisciplinary designer fuelled by her dedication to creating impactful solutions. Her creative journey explores the crossroads of strategy, design, and storytelling. With a commitm...
Marketing Product Design Web Design
Madeline Belford is a graphic designer, artist and design student currently based in Waterloo, Ontario. A current fourth year bachelor of design student, Madeline enjoys flexing her creative side through w...