Member Spotlight: Leaders on the Rise

Are you a rising leader, 35 years of age and under, interested in being featured? Connect with Casey Pope, Membership Specialist at or 416.363.3555 ext.225.

Frances LeBlanc

I am the Chief Executive Officer of the New Brunswick Chiropractors Association (NBCA). The New Brunswick Chiropractors Association works to improve the health and wellbeing of New Brunswickers by regulating, supporting and promoting excellence in chiropractic practice and patient care. Continue reading

Alisha McFetridge

Hello CSAE Community! 

My name is Alisha and I am the Manager of Association Relations for MCI Group, which provides strategic event consulting and professional conference organization for Canadian and International Meetings. Continue reading

Daniel García, CAE

My name is Dan García and I am the COO of Principia Assessments, which focuses on independent competency assessment and consultation for the legal sector, associations, not-for-profits, and other professionals. 

I initially joined CSAE for the CAE program. Continue reading

Shehnaz Jaffar

My name is Shehnaz Jaffar and I work as the social media and communications coordinator at CSAE. I became a member when I was appointed as staff at CSAE in September 2018. Continue reading

John Rich

I am the Communications Specialist for The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board (OMDREB), which represents over 1,800 REALTORS® who serve the communities of Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills and the surrounding areas. OMDREB serves its Members through a variety of support and services, including professional development, technology and advocacy. Continue reading

Natalie Wallace, CAE

My name is Natalie Wallace, CAE, and I’m an account manager with Redstone Agency Inc, but you might know me as “That girl with the purple/pink/blue/wacky coloured hair”. I enjoy volunteering locally with the Trillium Network, especially with the Holiday Gala committee and the Young Professionals committee. Continue reading

Ed Byers

My name is Ed Byers, small town guy turned city dweller. I am originally from the 1000 islands, and moved to Toronto in 2005 where I attended Ryerson University, earning my Bachelor of Commerce. I have worked for a number of organizations including Vancouver 2010, London 2012, TIFF, Steamwhistle, Special Olympics, The Real Property Association of Canada and now working with an amazing team at The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). Continue reading