Young Professional Spotlight – Maggie Daniel

Jan 16, 2020 | News, Young Professional Spotlight

Young Professional Spotlight - Maggie DanielProudly born and raised in North Bay, Maggie Daniel has always been active in community initiatives and in December 2019, she was elected as the representative for the Young Professionals on the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. In her new role, she is Chair of the Young Professionals Committee and will work closely with a dedicated group of volunteers to inspire and engage young professionals in the community.

Maggie is the Executive Assistant, External Relationships and Strategic Initiatives, in the Office of the President at Nipissing University. Her focus is on creating a progressive environment to collaborate and develop partnerships within the community.

Maggie graduated from Nipissing University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science and History. She has a post-graduate Certificate in Global Development Challenges from the University of Edinburgh. Since 2014, she has been working full-time at Nipissing University, first as a Recruitment Officer before moving into administrative roles in the Office of the President. Maggie is currently working towards completing her Certified Fund Raising Executive Certification (CFRE) and plans to complete further graduate studies.

Since 2017, Maggie has been co-chair of the Presidents’ Executive Assistants of Canadian Universities (PEACU) national conference. The conference is designed to provide a forum where members of PEACU can engage with colleagues from across the country, discuss challenges specific to the sector, share information on best practices, and discover new ideas in a collaborative atmosphere.

In her free time, Maggie and her dog Nixon are active volunteers with the St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog program. They visit with students, seniors and other community groups to bring joy and comfort to those who need a friendly visit.

As Chair of the Young Professionals Committee, Maggie’s goal in 2020 is to continue to grow the connection between the Young Professionals and the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce. Through collaborative networking activities and strategic planning, Maggie hopes to improve communication and participation throughout the North Bay community.