OSSGA Announces New Executive Director
April 18, 2016 at 11:45 AM
Norman brings with him more than 30 years’ experience as a successful lobbyist, media spokesperson, consensus builder and association management executive. His past accomplishments include the successful navigation of complex issues through municipal, provincial and federal legislative and regulatory frameworks.
As CEO of the Ontario Public Transit Association, Norman managed and directed all aspects of a province-wide trade association including advocacy, member meetings, strategic planning, conference planning, Board governance and financial oversight. Previous positions include senior management roles with the Canadian Security Association, where he led a national association of 800+ members, a $1M budget, and a team of 8 staff members; the Information Technology Association of Canada and GS1 Canada, where he was instrumental in leading a diverse industry-government coalition of stakeholders towards the development of a new standard.
As a volunteer, Norman was co-founder and is a past-president of the Public Affairs Association of Canada. He currently enjoys serving as a volunteer school tutor through the Pathways to Education program in Regent Park.
Norman holds a BA from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.
We welcome Norm to OSSGA!