RGD welcomes 101 new Members since February, including 17 Certified RGDs

Welcome to those who have joined RGD since February.


The following 17 designers have been accepted or re-instated as Certified RGDs:

Kris Atterbury, Graphics & A/V Officer at Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Toronto

Jason Bouwman, Principal at Compass Creative, Stoney Creek

Hannah Brown, Graphic Designer at Carleton Cards, Mississauga

Suzanne Christie, Brand Lead at the Town of Whitby

Kate Curzon, Owner/Designer at Design 508 Inc, Willowdale

Ania Czupajlo, Senior Designer at Catholic Principals' Council | Ontario, Toronto

Mike Kwan, Design Director at Cundari, Toronto

Sophie Lacerte, Head of Design at Canada West Foundation, Calgary

Lionel Lobo, Founder/Lead Designer at Punch, Jodhpur (India)

Diego Lopez, Creative Director at Compass Creative, Stoney Creek

Wayne Miles, Web & Digital Developer at Membertou Corporate, Membertou (NS)

Christine Phalen, Creative Lead at Membertou Band Office, Membertou (NS)

Kaye Puhlmann, Product Design Lead at RBC, Toronto

Kathy Sigstad, Partner/Creative Director at Stringbean Design, Chilliwack

Rebecca So, Graphic Designer at Colliers International, Vancouver

Nicholas Tenhage, Art Director at at Compass Creative, Stoney Creek

Jay Westerlund, Creative Producer, Digital Design, at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa

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The following 3 New Team Members:

Compass Creative, Stoney Creek

Compass Creative is an award-winning brand marketing agency that helps its clients discover, refine and tell their unique, yet true, story. The end goal? Growing businesses.

Greenmelon, Ottawa

Greenmelon is committed to enabling our clients to realize the full value of their marketing and communications, to cut through the constant clutter of information, and to reap the benefits of effective brands, outstanding design, meaningful messaging and credible, fully integrated communications that leave an indelible mark in the minds of their audience. We are in the business of ideas, executed through a full range of design services.

QHR Technologies, Kelowna

QHR is a Canadian Healthcare Technology Company, bringing innovation to the healthcare system for Providers and their Patients. As a leader in the industry, QHR operates on the fundamental belief that technology will change the way we all interact with healthcare.

Find out about becoming a Team Member


The following 15 new Provisional RGDs:

Akram Alizadehheidary, Kingston

Rizelle Arrogante, Toronto

Christopher Arruda, Brampton

Victoria Beretta, Toronto

Ryan Black, Guelph

Pansy Cheung, Brampton

Teri Dibbits, Stoney Creek

Nicole Galatis, Wolfville (NS)

Ian Gough, Toronto

Amy Janzen, Toronto

Rebecca Kennedy, Bolton

Raphael Maturine, Pickering

Naila Madjidova, Toronto

Natasha Rutledge, Whitchurch-Stouffville

Catherine Ryan, Toronto

Find out about becoming a Provisional RGD.


RGD also welcomes 45 new Affiliate & Junior Affiliate Members from:

Burnaby, Coquitlam, Gatineau, Halifax, Kanata, King City, Kingston, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, St. Laurent, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria & Windsor

Find out about becoming an Affiliate Member.


RGD also welcomes 24 new Student Members from:

Algonquin College, Ottawa

BC Institute of Technology, Vancouver

Cape Breton University

Humber College, Toronto

Lasalle College, Vancouver

Niagara College, Welland

NSCAD University, Halifax

OCAD University, Toronto

Pacific Design Academy, Victoria

Seneca College, Toronto

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

University of Alberta, Edmonton

University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford

University of Victoria, Victoria

Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo

York/Sheridan Joint Degree, Toronto/Oakville

Find out about becoming a Student RGD Member.