Director of Marketing and Community Relations
Shannon Katary, Director of Marketing and Community Relations, has been with CEMI since its inception in 2006. She is responsible for the creation and implementation of the CEMI and UDMN Marketing and Communications Strategy; business development, building and strengthening relationships with industry, SMEs, government representatives and university researchers at the local, provincial, national, and global levels; and the development of sponsorship and membership strategies. She also manages the public and media relations and coordinates workshops, conferences, and seminars.
She graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. Honours in International Relations/Political Science. In 2014, she completed her graduate studies in Community Relations for Extractive Industries at Queen’s University in the Department of Mining Engineering. In 2013, Shannon was awarded the Top 40 Under 40 Sudbury by Northern Ontario Business and in 2009, the Civic Award for Volunteerism from the City of Greater Sudbury.