Ashley is a graduate of NAIT’s Event Management Program with a Specialization in Program Planning. Formerly an interior designer at Stantec, she has experience working with architects and engineers on energy-efficient design of interior spaces. After transferring to an administrative role more focused on events and marketing, she became a certified event planner and joined the client care team at River City Events, identifying clients’ event requirements to provide suitable event rental and planning solutions. During her time with the Biomass Energy Network, Ashley is excited to gain experience planning “green” events, expand her knowledge of low-carbon biofuel technologies, and play a small part in the movement towards cleaner energy in Alberta.
Ashley currently serves as a Director of Marketing and Communications with the International Live Events Association (ILEA) Edmonton Chapter, and she was also a Future Leader award finalist at the 2019 Edmonton Event Awards. She is passionate about sustainability and optimistic about reducing the world’s carbon footprint one step at a time.