Public Relations Manager
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Sherrell Steele as APEGGA's
public relations manager. Sherrell brings a varied and extensive background
to APEGGA, becoming an integral part of the Association's growing commitment
to communications. A manager in the Communications and Public Affairs
Department, Sherrell is responsible for a wide array of public relations
initiatives -- the public relations program, media relations, our advertising
campaign and our communications plan.
Sherrell has 22 years of experience in the communications industry. Most
recently, she was manager of services and enterprises for the Institute
for Professional Development, at the University of Alberta Faculty of
Extension, as well as an instructor and curriculum developer for Grant
MacEwan College's Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Digital Arts
and Media. Those positions were preceded by an 18-year career in community
television. Sherrell advanced through five positions with ACCESS The Education
Station in Edmonton, from program developer to manager of production and
Sherrell has a bachelor of education degree, with distinction, from the
University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, and is currently working on her
master of arts degree in communications and technology at the University
of Alberta. She and husband Sam have two grown children and three grandchildren.
C.L. Dmytruk, P.Eng.
Director Communications & Public Affairs