Bertrand - Communications - Ottawa, ON, Canada

Natasha Bertrand

Ottawa, ON, Canada



Work History


Gloucester Arts Council (Now Arts Ottawa East)

January 2000 - January 2003

Membership and Marketing portfolios, Involved in Change Management during City of Ottawa's amalgamation and beginning phases of restructuring GAC into Arts Ottawa East, Production of youth arts magazine Zygote, wrote grant proposals, attended conferences, organized workshops and conferences, attended public events, sat on arts advisory panel to city of Ottawa during amalgamation.


DIVINA ET FEMINA, Colloquium at Ottawa University, Religious Studies Dept.

January 2000 - January 2002

Colloquium bringing together academics, artists and faith practitioners as equals for presentations, exhibition, panels, discussions, workshops, interfaith dialog, and demonstrations of various faith practices

Executive, Newsletter Editor

Ontario Angora Producers Association

January 1995 - January 1998

Attended and co-facilitated meetings, conferences, workshops, demonstrations, seminars. Reported to rest of Executive, Communicated with Membership about relative events through Newsletter.

Part- time

Freelance Writer, Photographer, Artist

January 1991 - January 1991

Topics include: Sustainability, Food and Food Systems, Wilderness Conservation, Community Development, and more. Kept and promoted with Social Media a Blog about Sustainability: Pinch Pennies Save Planet.


Communications Officer, Planning Committee

Planning Committee Communications Officer for CUC-Eastern Regional Gathering, Oct 12 to 14, 2012. Eastern Region encompasses Eastern Ontario through to Maritime provinces. Involved in decision making, marketing, PR, media relations, photodocumentation.

Co-facilitator National Aboriginal Day Celebration

Co-facilitator of the United Nations Office of First Ottawa UUC 1st Annual National Aboriginal Day Service Celebration promoting awareness and Reconciliation, June 17, 2012: Community Elders, Language Keeper, Story Teller, Drummers, and led the Children's Cultural Workshop. Have been requested to Facilitate 2nd Annual.

Communications Officer

CUC-Eastern Regional Gathering, Oct 12 to 14, 2012, Planning Committee Communications Officer. Eastern Region encompassing from Eastern Ontario through to the Maritime Provinces.

Communications CUC-United Nations Office Canada development

CUC - UNOC restructuring communications to stakeholders

Qualifications & Certifications

Humber College

Competent Toastmaster (CTM) 2000, Competent Leader (CL) 2001

Toastmasters International


St Lawrence College

Alliance Franciase

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