Director of Communications
Jackie grew up on a farm north of Saskatoon in the early days of canola. She attended the University of Saskatchewan and then the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, AB where she earned a bachelor degree in Visual Communications. Her experience ranges from custom-designed interpretive centres, to founder and art director at a weekly newspaper, to freelance graphic design and communications.
Jackie has been with Ag-West Bio since 2005, first as the Communications Assistant and taking the position of Communications Director in 2008. Her duties include communications strategy for Ag-West Bio, media relations, website maintenance, event promotion, publication development and design, as well as membership. Her goal is to make the Ag-West Bio website the communication hub for Saskatchewan’s bioscience cluster.