Ellen Magidson joined Western Sky in January 2011. As Outreach & Development Coordinator, she is responsible for community engagement & communications, marketing, event planning and fundraising.

Previously, Ellen was a 15 year associate with Market Alert Limited, a Toronto based competitive intelligence consultancy that provides primary market research as well as educational support to Canadian corporations. Ellen holds a BA, Economics, from McGill University as well as an MBA, specializing in communications.

Ellen is passionate about community engagement and has served on a number of not-for profit boards, both national and community-based. She moved from Toronto to Calgary with her family in 2001, where they all love living under a western sky. Ellen is passionate about the beauty of the Calgary region and welcomes the opportunity to further conservation of these special landscapes.