Events and Publications

Ecotopia [2001]
[Lead organizer for a 5 day environmental getaway for 50 young students]

I was an organizer for this event, which was organized in conjunction with Environment Canada’s CEN (Canadian Environmental Network) initiative. Assembled 50 youths in Montreal and took them to various planned locations across Quebec where we met other youths. Different events where planned at each stop including nature hikes, ecological tours, camping, education seminars, and visits to beef, chicken, and pork farms.
ENJEU [1998 - 2001]
[Administrative council member / Organizer of various events and publications]

I was one of the editors and writers for ENJEU’s French language quarterly magazine publication, L’EnJeu. I also participated in organizing various events and summits.
Earth Day [2000]
[Large 3 day public environmental trade conference promoting local and international groups with a “green” mandate]

I headed a team that was in charge of the budget and fundraising, bookings, media and press, live sound, food, and entertainment. It was a striking success. Participants included Greenpeace, WWF, Sierra Club, CBC, CFCF, local groups, and many more.
Le Temple [1998]
[Event planner]

The highlight venture, "Breakout", was a multi room, multi floor, 7 DJ event that netted 2500 patrons. Net take at the door and coat check well exceeded 5 figures; bar sales exceeded 6 figures.
Various fundraisers
[Fundraisers for varying charities and NGOs including, Sun Youth, Greenpeace, Sierra Club, WWF, and Dans La Rue]

Employed in varying capacities including fundraiser, organizer, manager, booking agent, promotions, catering, media relations, and entertainment.
On set of In the Land of Women [2005]
[Production Assistant]

Cast: Meg Ryan, Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart, Olympia Dukakis
Director: Jonathan Kasdan
Screenwriter: Jonathan Kasdan

Film starring Meg Ryan, Adam Brody, and Olympia Dukakis. I aided in various tasks alongside the Key Production Assistant (Key PA) and the Location Manager (LM).
West Coast [1997]
[Sales representative on the floor]

Responsible for merchandise presentation and service. Assisted with inventory management.
Hye Travel [Part-time 1996 - 1998]
[Sales and marketing director and travel agent]

Sales representative, responsible for creating national and international travel itineraries for walk-in call-in clients. I also aided with the management of the office environment including public relations, advertising, and promotions (i.e. creation of travel packages and to organize student group excursions).