Contact Us

Have a question about the CAJ? For all inquiries, please contact our president. To contact members of the CAJ National Board of Directors, click on their names below.

The Canadian Association of Journalists is administered by a board of directors elected by eligible chapters and through regional and national elections held annually. Chapter representatives to the board are appointed by eligible chapters on an annual basis, whereas regional and national directors serve two-year terms.

Our mailing address is:

P.O. Box 117, Station F
Toronto, ON M4Y 2L4

CAJ national board of directors

EXECUTIVE

President
Karyn Pugliese – National director
APTN – WINNIPEG

Vice-president
Brent Jolly – National director
National NewsMedia Council – TORONTO

Chair
Zane Schwartz – National director
The Logic – TORONTO

Treasurer
Paul Schneidereit – Director-at-large
The Chronicle-Herald – HALIFAX

Community manager
Fatima Syed
– National director
National Observer – TORONTO

Past-president
Nick Taylor-Vaisey
Maclean’s magazine – TORONTO

Directors

Abigail Bimman – Ottawa chapter director
Global National – OTTAWA

Jessica Botelho-Urbanski – Manitoba / Northwestern Ontario regional director
Winnipeg Free Press – WINNIPEG

Mick Côté – Quebec regional director
Canadian Press – MONTREAL

Jessica Davey-Quantick – Northern regional director
Up Here Publishing – YELLOWKNIFE

Jason Markusoff – Alberta regional director
Maclean’s magazine – CALGARY

Ken Partridge – National director
Advocate Media – HALIFAX

Jessica Patterson—Toronto chapter director 
Freelance – TORONTO

Terra Tailleur – Atlantic regional director
University of King’s College – HALIFAX

Karin Yeske —Saskatchewan regional director
CBC – SASKATOON

ADMINISTRATOR

Kathleen Speckert

CAJ chapters

Learn more about the CAJ’s chapters in Toronto and the National Capital Region by contacting the local leadership below.

Toronto
Brent Jolly – President

National Capital Region
Charelle Evelyn – President