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Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations

The Communications team keeps members informed on all NHPC, government, and industry initiatives, and supports all other departments in any written and publicly presented communications. It manages the NHPC brand, graphic design, participation in tradeshows and health-related events, media relations, publications, the NHPC website, and electronic communications, including social media.

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Communications and Marketing Manager

Elaine brings over 30 years of experience in executive level communications, mergers/acquisitions, marketing, advertising, brand, and electronic communications.

She considers herself fortunate to have been involved in major initiatives through positions in corporate, government, various utilities, benefits, and health and wellness. She has owned and operated her own communications consulting business, providing strategic planning and executive coaching services.

Elaine is an accredited member of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS). Over the years, she participated as a CPRS board member, accreditation judge and awards judge for both CPRS and IABC. She was awarded two CPRS National Awards of Excellence and a number of other CPRS and IABC awards.

She is a certified trainer of trainers in change management and has had the opportunity to train in many specific communications disciplines in Canada and the US.

Elaine has worked in the UK and travelled extensively, and she still wouldn't choose to live anywhere else in the world. She is a life-long learner, having taken training in culinary arts, interior decoration, and landscape design — just for fun. She can almost always be found with her nose in a book.
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Digital Communications Advisor

Noelle has been working with the NHPC since 2006, when she first started in the Membership department. She soon moved into a Quality Assurance position, where she used her technical skills to improve Membership processes and assist Communications. She officially became part of the Communications team in 2013.

As Digital Communications Advisor, Noelle uses her technical knowledge and organizational skills to manage development of website and database systems for the organization. She is also responsible for writing and editing digital content as well as providing quality assurance for print communications.

Being an avid computer user from a young age, Noelle incorporated her interest in computers into her academic studies. She continues to find ways to use them in her work at the NHPC to streamline processes and improve the user experience. Noelle's recent professional development includes courses in project management and editing.

In her off-hours, Noelle loves to explore digital worlds. She also enjoys reading, trying new recipes, and perusing museum exhibits.

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Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Chantelle's passion for her work as a registered yoga instructor and doula drew her to the NHPC.

She first joined the Association through a communications practicum. When that practicum led to an employment opportunity, Chantelle considered herself fortunate to have her passion for holistic health meet her career goals.

Chantelle has always been passionate about language and communication. She is a Dean's List graduate of MacEwan University's Public Relations Program and is now pursing a degree in communications from Royal Roads University.

At the NHPC Chantelle is involved in strategic planning, developing Association initiatives, volunteer coordination, and social media management. She is committed to approaching challenges with innovation, creativity, and enthusiasm.

When not working, Chantelle fills her time exploring concepts of sustainability and community, hiking the river valley, and perusing thrift shops and local stores.
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Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

Jordan is a professional communicator with a passion for creating engaging content and discovering new trends. She graduated from MacEwan University with a degree in Communications and has enjoyed working in a variety of fields, learning new things along the way.

At the NHPC, Jordan is involved in managing social media and digital advertising, writing for the website, and flexing her creative design skills. She is delighted to collaborate with a skilled communications team and work for a non-profit organization that shares her values.

Jordan is an avid traveller, fashion lover, and amateur golfer. In her spare time, you'll find her searching for a great cup of coffee.