Sara MacKenzie joined the Ottawa Museum Network as Executive Director in July 2021. She is an experienced executive and communications professional with over 23 years’ experience in the federal public service, most recently as Director General of Strategic Communications for Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. She has an extensive background in strategic and risk communications, media relations, and digital engagement. Sara has directed several successful national public education and marketing campaigns.
Sara has a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Ottawa and volunteers her time on several boards of cultural and heritage organizations.
Tracie Taylor Labonté
Tracie Taylor Labonté is our Marketing Officer and has been with the Ottawa Museum Network since 2013. She is responsible for developing and managing the OMN’s annual marketing campaign including advertising, social media, and partnerships. She also does outreach and provides communications support.
Tracie has a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from l’Université de Sherbrooke and is an active volunteer in her community.
Project & Development Manager
Alex McLean joined the Ottawa Museum Network in September 2020 and became Project & Development Manager in March 2021. She is responsible for coordinating many of our programs and activities, from community-based projects to professional development opportunities for our museums.
Alex has a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology from the University of Calgary and a Master of Arts in Public History from Carleton University. She is also a Certified Interpretive Guide with the National Association of Interpretation.
Content Creation & Technology Manager
Brendan Cull joined the Ottawa Museum Network as its Content Creation and Technology Manager in June 2021 to lead our digital capacity building project. He has been working on setting up museum staff with up-to-date digital equipment and training to help them share the wonders of museums with people online.
Brendan has Bachelor’s degrees in Science (Biology) and Education, a Master of Arts in Art History, and pursued PhD studies in Canadian Art History at Queen’s University.