About CMPA

Emily Reid

Director, Government & Policy Affairs
Office: Ottawa

Emily Holtby manages the government relations file for the association as it relates to advocacy and policy initiatives with the federal and provincial governments.

Prior to joining CMPA, Emily spent eight years with a well-known public affairs firm as their Senior Public Affairs Specialist and Creative Director.

Emily has an extensive background in government and public relations working for a variety of not for profit trade associations in the creation and execution of their advocacy and communications plans. Emily also worked for one of Canada’s leading broadcasting corporations where she was part of a large scale national development program.

 Emily’s work with numerous former clients has led to recognition from the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) and she has worked on leading advocacy campaigns for some of Canada’s largest organizations. In 2013, a campaign Emily managed was recognized in Washington, D.C. among North America’s top press release results. Emily also recently served as a judge for a prestigious business award in the financial services sector. She has completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in English and Theatre from the University of Ottawa.

Contact Emily (Direct 613-688-0946 / 800-656-7440 ext. 328)
if you want to know more about:
  • Government Relations & Policy