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


Brent Jolly – National director
National NewsMedia Council – TORONTO

Fatima Syed – National director
Freelance – TORONTO

Zane Schwartz – Toronto chapter director
The Logic – TORONTO

Ken Partridge – National director
Advocate Media – HALIFAX

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

Community manager
Fatima Syed
– National director
The Logic – TORONTO

Karyn Pugliese
Professor, Ryerson School of Journalism  TORONTO


Abigail Bimman – Ottawa chapter director
Global National – OTTAWA 

Mick Côté – Quebec regional director
Canadian Press – MONTREAL

Laurie Few – National director 
The National Observer – TORONTO

Sarah Lawrynuik – Manitoba / Northwestern Ontario regional director
Winnipeg Free Press – WINNIPEG

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

Susana Mas— National director
Freelance — OTTAWA

Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs –Northern regional director

Nebal Snan – Atlantic regional director
The Chronicle-Herald – HALIFAX

Jimmy Thomson— B.C. regional director 
Freelance — VANCOUVER



Kathleen Speckert

CAJ chapters

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

Brent Jolly – President

National Capital Region
Charelle Evelyn – President

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