Philippe Ramsay was born and raised in Ottawa. A Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant by trade, he has spent the majority of his career working for Not-for-Profit organizations in Ottawa and Montreal. While his main focus has been on strategic management and operational excellence, he acquired a diverse experience working for local, regional, provincial, national and international organizations at the management and executive levels. Along with his CPA, CMA designations, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration from the Université du Québec à Hull, a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (Leisure Studies) from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.
Membership Liaison Coordinator
Monique Goguen is fluently bilingual in English and French and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Université de Moncton in New Brunswick and, most recently, completed a Certificate of Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University. Monique has over 15 years of experience in program coordination and office management support for various non-profit organizations in the Ottawa area. As part of this experience, Monique has managed or coordinated a multitude of activities related to membership and certification exams for specialist doctors; and provided orientation and on-boarding training sessions for new members registered to an on-line program geared at reducing their business’ energy consumption. Her professional passions include helping people get the results they are searching for by offering high quality customer service. On a personal note, she is very passionate about spending time in nature and being creative.
Alexandra Chiasson has been with the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario since July 2015. Previously, she worked as an Administrative Assistant for the Public Service Alliance of Canada. She also has prior experience working with the Government of Canada and the private sector. As the Administrative Assistant for ATIO, Alexandra provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Membership Liaison Coordinator. In addition, she also provides client services in the following areas: • Responding to all email and telephone inquiries from the general public and members of the Association; • Reviewing and processing applications; • Coordinating and organizing travel accomodations and various types of activities for members of ATIO. Alexandra is a highly organized, self-motivated individual and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Her aspiration is to have a long-lasting career with ATIO and to make a difference in the Association.
Olivia da Silva
Olivia da Silva graduated from the University of Ottawa’s trilingual translation program (Spanish, French and English) and is keen on one day becoming a Certified Translator. As much as she loves translating, she is also interested in pursuing a career in conference interpretation. Olivia is an enthusiastic traveller and loves learning new things.