CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION

Voices of Canada

SPEAKER SERIES: Canadian Museum of Immigration CEO to address CEMA members on May 3

January 26, 2015

Marie Chapman was appointed as the first CEO of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in October 2011. Marie was a central figure in the establishment of the national Museum, having held the position of Director of Marketing, Sales, and Development at the Pier 21 Society from 2003 to 2011, and adding the responsibility of Chief Operating Officer in 2008.Throughout her career, Marie has built an impressive track record in fundraising, marketing, and operations management, as well as in the academic, health, and museum sectors. In honour of her success, she was named Outstanding Fundraising Professional at the 2007 Maritime Philanthropy Awards. Ms. Chapman holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in Marketing from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick. She has completed a Certified Fundraising Executive Designation, as well as the Executive Leadership program and the Governance Training program at Queen’s University in Kingston. Marie resides in Bedford, Nova Scotia with her son Will.