Meet our Committee Members
Chair: Kathleen Scott RGD, Kincardine
Kathleen is an award-winning designer with 15 years experience. For the past decade, she has been Creative Strategy Team Lead at Bruce Power where they deliver all things design, including a complete rebrand for the company in 2019. In 2017, they were honoured to be the design partner for RGD’s In-House Design Awards.
Zunash Ashiq Ali Provisional RGD, Toronto
Zunash is a Graphic Designer and visual storyteller from Toronto who has a knack for turning boring into bold with just the right pinch of Je ne sais quoi! She is a coffee addict and a hustler who has lived and worked in three continents but believes that Italian coffee is still the best in the world. Her design journey continued to the most colourful corner of the world, Toronto, where she developed digital expertise in graphic design, strategic advertising, branding, web analytics, web design and vendor management. She oversees it all in her mind’s eye, but what sets her apart as a designer is her experience and understanding of the creative project cycle and client management.
Elyssa Biringer Provisional RGD, Toronto
Elyssa is a recent graduate from the Bachelor of Design program at York University and Sheridan College (YSDN). She aims to bring accessibility to the forefront of her designs whenever possible. Marketing, UX/UI and animation are her favourite areas of design, though she hopes to experiment with new methods of designing in the future.
Alan Chan RGD, Toronto
Alain is Art Director/Creative Lead Communications, Marketing & Brand, CBC. With over 15 years of industry experience, he specializes in corporate identity, advertising, visual communication and design. He is ambitious and passionate about everything creative – especially typography, graphic design and branding for both new and existing brands.
Nicole Duncan RGD, Kingston
Nicole is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with 10 years experience in a range of areas in the industry. She collaborates with clients and agencies on original, persuasive and intelligent solutions that connect to consumers.
Nicole Galatis Provisional RGD, Ottawa
Nicole is a Graphic Designer at Simzer Design in Ottawa. Prior to working in Ottawa, she receiving her Bachelor of Design Degree, majoring in Interdisciplinary Design from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in Halifax, NS.
Magued Hanna RGD, Newmarket
Magued is a creative leader with over 20 years of strategic, management, and hands-on expertise across media and industries–from fintech and real estate to high tech and automotive. As one of only a handful of UX Master certified professionals in Canada, he has a deep understanding of UX for web and mobile, as well as a passion for accessibility. He also knows what it takes to grow a successful design team from the ground up–and how to foster collaboration, innovation, and excellence in cross-functional teams.
Teo Herman RGD, Oshawa
Teo is a Designer & Project Coordinator at Entro. His experience combines wayfinding, information design and communications with a strong connection to environmental design and the urban experience. He is currently enrolled in a Masters Program in Digital Media at Ryerson University.
Jaimie Pullinger RGD, Toronto
Jaimie is a Graphic Designer with over 10 years of experience working in a variety of disciplines with both large and small-scale clients. With a Bachelor of Design from YSDN, she maintains an interdisciplinary approach to her work, aiming to unite creativity, clarity and function in each project.
Andres Ramirez Provisional RGD, London