The CACEE National Board of Directors is a dedicated group of career educators and employers who strive to govern the Association in a manner that best reflects the expectations and interests of our members. Directors are elected by the general membership for a two-year term to represent the diverse constituent groups of CACEE.
A Call for Nominations is issued each January, we encourage all members to consider nominating a colleague or standing for nomination.
Accounting Profession Representative
Dan has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Toronto, is a Certified General Accountant (CGA), a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) through Laurentian University. He began his career as an Internal Auditor in the oil industry in eastern Canada and then moved west to take on the role of Director of Finance for the Nature Conservancy of Canada. In 1998, he began working at CGA-BC and has since lead the association in the recruitment and facilitation of employment of its 15,000 members and students. Dan has been the catalyst for innovation at CGA-BC in the areas of campus relations, co-op education, international student recruitment, developing CGAjobs.org and aligning CGA-BC with employers across the province through the Partners in Employment Program. Dan is now playing an integral role in business development initiatives under the merged CPA body.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Lisa Russell has been immersed in the field of career development and experienced based learning at the post-secondary level for 15 years. In that time she has worked in front line service delivery, management and senior leadership. This has provided her with an outstanding opportunity to see first-hand how the academic issues of career development at the post-secondary level play out in individual lives and stories. This has fueled her passion for excellence, commitment to students, and her relentless drive for enhancement and innovation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (honours) at Memorial University, a Master of Arts from Dalhousie University. She has presented on issues of career development locally and nationally and served as the Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Career Development from 2002 until 2010.
Rodney has spent the past 23 years teaching and coaching young entrepreneurs the fundamentals around starting and operating their own business. He started out running his own business with College Pro in 1990 while completing his Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University of Guelph, specializing in Management, Finance and Economics. Upon graduating in 1992, he began a full time career with College Pro, recruiting, training and operating students to running successful businesses while they attended University. After holding the positions of General Manager - Central Ontario and Vice President - Central Canada, Rodney was promoted to President in 2004. He has been integral in leading the continuous development of the systems and training leading College Pro to be one of Canada's top entrepreneurship and leadership development organization.
Canadian Campus Recruiting Manager
Vector Marketing Canada/Cutco Cutlery
Sherri Dickie started with Vector Marketing Canada in April 1996 as a University of Guelph student. During her time in sales, she served on the Field Sales Manager Advisory Board, and she was awarded the Carmen Buehner Memorial Award, recognizing those who are leaders not only in Vector, but who also give back to their communities. One of Vector Canada’s sales leaders, Sherri is a Vector Court of Honour member.
In 2005 Sherri was promoted to Division Recruiting Assistant and the following year she took on the challenge of developing and leading Vector Marketing Canada's first Call Centre. In her various leadership roles she has trained hundreds of call centre agents, sales representatives and managers.In July of 2007, she accepted her current role with Vector Marketing Canada’s executive team, as the National Campus Recruiting Manager. She focuses on advertising, creating recruiting best practices, and training and development of their leadership team. As a member of CACEE, she is passionate about building recruiting partnerships with Canadian campuses, as well as duplicating the Selling Smiles 101 ® program, an experiential service learning project at the Haskayne School of Business, at other institutions.In 2012 she pursued her passion in speaking and coaching by completing the John C. Maxwell Certification Program.
Margi Dolan is an VP with Enterprise Holdings, with responsibility in supporting all the Human Resource functions in Canada including hiring and selection, training and development, employee engagement and retention, community and philanthropy affairs, diversity efforts and legal compliance. After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1993 with a degree in Marketing, Margi began her Enterprise career in St. Louis in 1994. She was promoted to Branch Manager, Business Sales Manager, and then Area Manager within the St. Louis operational market. After 10 years, Margi transitioned into a Recruiting role for the St. Louis group and then to the Group HR manager overseeing all recruiting, training and employee engagement in the St. Louis area. After a successful 5 years, Margi was promoted to the Assistant Vice President-HR position at our corporate office supporting the South Central part of the Unites states that including 11 states and operational groups. In October 2013, Margi was promoted to lead our North Carolina Group HR operations based out of Charlotte NC. Shortly thereafter in April 2016, Margi transitioned back to the worldwide headquarters in St. Louis to support all of Canada’s HR functions. Margi and her husband Michael have been married for 18 years and have three children-Patrick 17, Trip 15 and Kaki 12. Margi sits on the company’s North American Diversity Team and Career and Family Focus team, and has been involved with many chapters of the United Way, The Urban League, NC.A.C.E and is currently a member of NACE.
Student Development Officer
College of the North Atlantic
Angela Kavanagh holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education Degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Angela started working with College of the North Atlantic in 2006, and has held various student development positions within Student Services. Angela is responsible for planning, developing and delivering of student development services including employment services for students and graduates. Angela also has experience with student recruitment and job placement with the College’s co-operative education and work placement programs for Engineering Technology and Industrial Trade students. Angela began her work experience in Career Development as a Career and Education Support Coordinator with the St. John’s Military Family Resource Centre. Angela provided career development and education assistance to clients to help them obtain their education and employment goals.
Trevor Buttrum is an award-winning practitioner with 15+ years of experience in career and employment services. He is currently the Career Connections Program Manager at the Insurance Institute of Canada – A national career awareness initiative which promotes the wide array of rewarding career paths in the property & casualty insurance industry to students and career changers at 350+ events per year. He is respected for his candour, passion, and commitment to helping people achieve their career goals. This passion is supported by post-graduate studies in career development and adult education. Trevor has also been an active volunteer with CACEE since joining the association 2010. He has been involved with sponsorship and programming for regional and national events, a member of the Ontario Regional Advisory Board (ORAB), co-chair of the CACEE National Conference (2015), and most recently joined the National Board of Directors as Director, Affiliate (2015).
Frances Humphreys is a career development professional who manages career services and employer relations for the Laurier School of Business & Economics Graduate Programs in Waterloo and Toronto. Bridging with the career consulting unit at the central Laurier Career Centre, she facilitates faculty partnerships and the integration of comprehensive career development programs and services throughout the campus for students and alumni. An active member of the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance (MBACSEA) and CACEE since 2005, Frances has a solid reputation for leveraging networks and building strategic relationships. She has contributed to the marketing, communications and research initiatives of CACEE, is chair of the Ontario Regional Advisory Board (2014 – present) and currently Director Educator, CACEE National Board.
As Director of Ryerson University’s Career Centre, Caroline and her team are implementing a three pillar model of career support which focuses on embedding career education into the curricular and co-curricular student experience. Previously, as Head of Careers and Assistant Director, Student Services at University of Southampton, England, she integrated a university-wide careers offering across three campuses and developed the University’s first student work placement program. Prior to moving into post-secondary education, she has a decade of consultancy and communications experience working with multinational companies and major government organizations in Brussels, London and Budapest. Caroline holds a BA, Honours in Political Science from the University of Toronto and an MA in International Politics from the Universite de Paris, XI. She speaks French and Hungarian. Caroline can be reached on LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/in/carolinekonrad and Twitter: @caroline_konrad