Current Projects

Building on previous experience delivering adult group and educational tours in municipal heritage museums, I am currently a Docent at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, home to the Art of Canada.  

Virtual Tours can be booked here. Timed ticket entry available as of March 4 here.

Prototype Development
Digital Story Telling and
Content Development for artists and cultural organizations to increase audiences and revenue.

We are working with Associates and Clients to create immersive and interactive experiences.

Completed Projects

Building Digital Bridges Symposium Co-Convenor
Dec 10, 2020 at Museum London.

Morning Panel Moderator

– Presentation and results of breakout groups.

Afternoon Feature – Direct Message program, a collaborative community-arts project created by and for older adults in Ontario, Canada. Our team of artists, community members, researchers, and designers are working to make the arts more accessible and interactive through digital technology.

Dec 10 Symposium at Museum London
Luigia Zilli Arts and Design
Luigia Zilli - Visual Artist, neighbour and fellow winter walker


Cultural Planners’ Forum 2005 – Co-Authored with Greg Baeker (Toronto) and Bill Bullick (Seattle), 2005

Municipal World Magazine – Building Alliances for Culture in your Municipality, 2004.

Ontario Museum Association – Recruiting and Hiring Museum Curators and Directors: A Human Resource Tool for Local Government, Museum Trustees and Cultural Managers. (2003) – peer‑reviewed publication.

Photo taken by Jeff Ballin active cycler and expert photographer
Photography by Jeff Ballin, Dec 2020

Economic Development

screenshot of business leaders choose oakville
Business Leaders Choose Oakville

Town of Oakville
Senior Economic Development Officer 

Key Accomplishments

Auto Mayors
Bronte Business Action Plan

Logo created by coworking space for forum
Ace Coworking Nov 2020
Video created for SIGGRAPH  trade mission 2013
Video created for SIGGRAPH Trade Mission

TGIF Tech Meetings/Bronte BIA/Silicon Halton at
Taste of Columbia 
captured by a presentation given at 
2016 IEDC Cleveland Conference

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Haldimand CountyEconomic Development Officer
Downtown Revitalization Incentives Program, facade improvement program, community improvement program

Community Development and Event Coordination
– Mayor’s Breakfast
– Business Awards Breakfast
– Who Does What Workshop with local 5 Chambers of Commerce and 3 Business Improvement Areas

facade improvement program creates a mural in Downtown Dunnville
A creative project of Lacie Williamson