At Sussex, Stacey contributes her extensive experience and expertise in communications, marketing, and digital advocacy. Her background in both the private and public sectors adds valuable insights and strategic thinking towards building out successful digital campaign needs for clients.
During her tenure at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), she played a key role in brand development and marketing for the 2-Billion Trees program, the State of Canada's Forests Report, and advertising campaigns for the Office of Energy Efficiency.
Throughout her career, Stacey held policy and communications positions at notable organizations such as Global Affairs Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Senate of Canada.
Prior to Sussex, she also worked at a Canadian public affairs firm, where she provided strategic counsel to industry associations, coalitions, and not-for-profits. Notably, she led the design and implementation of comprehensive national advocacy campaigns.
Committed to building a diverse and inclusive Canada, in 2021, Stacey was awarded NRCan’s Departmental Achievement Award in the Leadership in Innovation category for her contribution to diversity and inclusion. She also sits on the Board of Directors for International Social Services Canada and Dress for Success Ottawa.
Stacey holds an Honours BA from Carleton University’s innovative human rights program, a BA in Sociology and Women’s Studies from the University of Windsor, and a Certificate in International Humanitarian Law from the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law.
An unapologetic Star Wars geek, Stacey teaches piano to little kids and devours Tolkien in her spare time.