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Meet Our Team

Sara MacKenzie

Executive Director

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

Marketing and Communications Manager- *On Leave*

Tracie Taylor Labonté is our Marketing and Communications Manager 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.

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Alex McLean

Program Manager

Alex McLean joined the Ottawa Museum Network in September 2020. 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. 

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Valerie Doan

Policy & Strategic Planning Officer

Valerie Doan joined the Ottawa Museum Network as the Policy & Strategic Planning Officer (MBA Intern) in May 2024. She has a background in Human Resources working in various industries such as Health Care, Education and Finance. In combination with her MBA, she also assists in our strategic planning for the coming year.  

Valerie has Master of Business from Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, complemented by a Bachelor of Commerce with a specialization in Human Resources from the University of Windsor.  

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Keiana Bois

Heritage Communication Officer

Keiana Bois just recently joined the Ottawa Museum Network in May 2024 as a Heritage Communication Officer intern. She is responsible in helping enrich the OMN online presence using engaging content that draws from the collections, programs, events and stories told via our member museums.  

Keiana recently graduated and has obtained a College Diploma in Public Relations from Algonquin College.