Projects Coordinator / Office Manager
Courses in the Bachelor of Arts and General Studies programs at the universities of Calgary and Alberta
Associated with firm since: 1995
Administrative Assistant, KPMG
Production and Office Manager, NeWest Press
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Mary has over 37 years' experience in administrative and managerial positions in the consulting and book publishing industries. Mary has exceptional organizational skills and coordinates many of the administrative and logistical aspects of the firm's projects. She has been involved in survey administration for projects including the 2016 OPGT surveys, the 2017 AISH Client Survey, annual surveys of clients of a natural gas utility provider, among others.
Mary is responsible for overall office management and the production of the firm's reports, including the preparation of appropriate graphics and client presentation materials. She has organized and coordinated numerous focus sessions, workshops, and public meetings, and has assisted in a research capacity on a number of projects.
Specific projects in which Mary has played a central organizational and logistical role include the engagement sessions with Northland School Division communities, the MLA Low Income Review, a Workplace Health and Safety Forum and the MLA Committee on Strengthening Alberta's Role in Confederation. Mary’s involvement in these projects included the scheduling and organization of workshops and public meetings; identifying and contacting participants; scheduling interview programs; and designing and maintaining consultation-focused issue and respondent databases.
Mary contributed to numerous other projects including:
- Projects undertaken on behalf of Alberta Municipal Affairs, including logistics support for a Municipal Internship Program Executive Week, and interviewing CAOs and interns for the Municipal Internship Program Review.
- A three-year evaluation of Alberta Health Link for Alberta Health and Wellness where she coordinated activities of the eight-member team in terms of focus groups, surveys, and interviews, all with an eye to effective and efficient scheduling, and participated in team meetings;
- Facilitating focus groups with AISH clients. The consultations provided insight into the issues and experiences of AISH clients who are employed.
- An evaluation of a pilot project delivered by the former ministry of Alberta Employment and Immigration. This work included visits to two pilot sites during each of three program intakes to interview delivery staff and meet with participants. She conducted periodic follow-up interviews with participants over a 12-month period.
Email: Mary McIntyre