Emilie Chiasson

Senior Development Executive

Emilie joined Coady Institute in October 2021 as the Senior Development Executive. For the last 10 years, in her role as Regional Director for Ovarian Cancer Canada, Emilie has been a champion for women’s health. She has worked extensively in fund development, programming, government relations, and event management. Relationships are her forte, and she looks forward to contributing to the Coady’s incredible work.

She graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 2002 with her Bachelor in Business Administration and was awarded the Young Alumni of the year in 2020. Emilie is also a columnist for The Saltwire Network where she shares uplifting and often-funny stories from her daily life and inspiring people around her and after living away for nearly 20 years – she is calling Antigonish home again. She has a Westie named Millie who has her up for early morning walks and adventures in beautiful Nova Scotia where she enjoys Driftwood art, cooking, and spending lots of time with family/friends who keep her life full and fun!