RGD announces judges for 2013 Student Awards
This year, RGD will present $17,000 in cash awards in all areas of communication design to student work selected by our panel of industry experts. 

We're excited to introduce the outstanding group of judges who will be selecting the winners of this year's RGD Student Awards:



Dave Cooper RGD, Creative Director at TTC Creative, Sudbury

Tony Jurgilas RGD, Principal & Design Director at 50 Carleton, Sudbury

Sandy Korkola RGD, Partner & Creative Director at Korkola Design, Thunder Bay

Laura Piche RGD, Manager of Global Marketing at Red Path Mining, North Bay



Jeff Anton, Senior Art Director at Quarry Communications, Kitchener

Ben Hagon RGD, Creative Director at Hagon Design, Kitchener

Erin Martin, Art Director/Team Lead at PineLake Communications, Kitchener

Brian Ready RGD, Manager, Graphic Services, at SunLife Financial, Kitchener



Claire Dawson RGD, Partner/Creative Director at Underline Studio, Toronto

Tina Mackenzie RGD, Manager of Creative Services at the City of Mississauga

Stephen Tasker, Senior Designer at TAXI, Toronto

Stussy Tschudin RGD, Managing Partner at Forge, Toronto



Bronwyn Hammell, Creative Director at Cinnamon Toast, Ottawa

Doug Jackson RGD, Creative Director at Accurate Design, Ottawa

Wendy Millard RGD, Manager of Design Services at Empire Life, Kingston

Michael Zavacky RGD, Art Director at McMillan Agency, Ottawa


Information Design

Vanessa Eckstein RGD, Founder & Creative Director of Blok design, Toronto

Gilbert Li RGD, Principal & Creative Director at The Office of Gilbert Li, Toronto

Gord McTaggart, Senior Designer at Entro, Toronto


Packaging Design

David Carmichael RGD, Senior Graphic Designer at Pet Valu, Markham

Jean-Pierre Lacroix RGD, President of Shikatani Lacroix, Toronto

Mark Roberts RGD, Vice President of Design at Davis, Mississauga

Robert Smith RGD, President of Greenmelon inc., Ottawa


Brand Design

Bob Hambly RGD, Creative Director at Hambly & Woolley, Toronto

Monica Kessler RGD, Managing Partner at Ove Brand | Design, Toronto

Peter Scott RGD, Principal & Creative Director at q30 design, Toronto


Fidel Pena RGD, Partner & Creative Director at Underline Studio, Toronto

Russell Gibbs, Principal at Russell Gibbs Design, Dundas

Ric Riordon, Design Director at Riordon Design, Oakville

Karen Satok RGD, Owner & Creative Director at Sputnik Design Partners, Toronto



Tammy Barrett RGD, Director, Marketing and Trade Development at Carleton Cards, Mississauga

Bev Forster, Creative Director at BMO Financial Group, Toronto

Margie Miller, Creative Director at Harlequin Enterprises in Toronto

Megan Oldfield RGD, Creative Director at Coolaide Design, Toronto


Richard Plantt RGD, Senior Designer at schoolBundle Inc, London

Kaye Puhlmann, VP, Creative at Critical Mass, Toronto

Mikey Richardson RGD, Partner & Creative Director at AmoebaCorp, Toronto


Motion Design

Julian Brown RGD, Founder & Creative Director at ON THE CHASE!, Toronto

Christian Castel RGD, Creative Director at Tango Media Group, Toronto

Silvio Hajdin RGD, Creative Director at 10 West Design, Mississauga

James Hubbarde, Senior Director, Design & Brand at Bell Media, Toronto


Digital Marketing Design

Barry Quinn RGD, Creative Director, Design at Juniper Park, Toronto

Ian Chalmers RGD, Creative Director at Pivot Design Group, Toronto

Frank Chartrand, Founder of Bureau, Sudbury


Corporate Design

Scott Christie RGD, Creative Director at Interbrand, Toronto

Wendy Gray RGD, Creative Director at Gravity, Toronto

Lindsay Smail RGD, Manager, Design & Print Services for Liberal Caucus Ontario, Toronto


For more information on the 2013 RGD Student Awards, click here.