Maureen specializes in public consultation and long-range development planning, with a focus on cultural resource management. With a solid understanding gleaned from over two decades of working in environmental education, museums, heritage and cultural organizations, Maureen leads a diversity of projects including master planning, business planning, feasibility studies, cultural and heritage tourism planning, interpretive planning, and exhibition design. Maureen is most happy collaborating with creative people to bring a client’s vision, history, and practices into effective and inspiring design blended with realistic and sustainable operations. Her contribution is visible in a multitude of projects, specifically the City of Winnipeg’s Heritage Conservation Districts, the City of Brandon Recreation and Community Facilities Master Plan, Burrows Lumber Museum, and leading complex public engagement strategies for numerous master planning projects.
Maureen holds degrees in Arts and Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba and continues to expand her engagement practice through her involvement in the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2 Canada).
A dyed-in-the-wool Winnipegger, Maureen volunteers her time with environmental, heritage, and arts organizations, helping to establish the City of Winnipeg Museums Board and serving on the Winnipeg Folk Festival board. She is currently an executive board member for the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation working to conserve healthy landscapes for people and nature. Maureen thrives on working with communities and sharing stories of people, places, and events that shape the world around us.