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Board of Advisors

An Associate Professor of Sport Management at the University of Ottawa in Canada, Dr. MacIntosh researches and teaches on various organizational behavior topics covering concepts such as culture, leadership, satisfaction and socialization.  His principal research interests delve into the functioning of the organization and how creating a favorable culture can transmit positively internally and outwardly into the marketplace.

Greg is a uOttawa MHK in Sport Management alumnus and former president of uOSBC. He and his committee founded the uOttawa Sport Management Conference launching the inaugural event in 2016. Greg now works at the Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group in Marketing looking after community engagement for the Ottawa Redblacks, Ottawa 67's and Ottawa Fury FC. He is a passionate public speaker and enjoys giving back to and mentoring students with a passion for the sport business industry.

Marijke Taks joined the Faculty Health Sciences in August 2016. Her area of expertise is in socio-economic aspects of sport, with emphasis on impacts and leveraging of sport events, and their meaning for host communities. She teaches courses in sport management, sport marketing, sport finance, and political economy of sport.

Benoît Séguin is a professor of sport management and Director of the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses mainly on sport sponsorship, ambush marketing and topics related to Olympic Marketing. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Séguin has extensive experience as an employee and volunteer in the management of Olympic sport organizations (ex. President of Diving Canada, VP of Aquatic Federation of Canada, member of Canadian Olympic Committee, Assistant Chef de mission for 2003 Pan Am Games).

Joe Morissette has been the Executive Director of Badminton Canada since December 2013. During this Badminton Canada has undergone significant growth in terms on programing and revenue generation. Joe graduated from the  University of Ottawa Sport Management Program in 2003 and worked at USport from 2003 to 2009 in various roles including Director of Sport from 2005 to 2009. From 2009 to 2013,  Joe worked with the 2011 Canada Winter Games Host Society as well as HealthPartners – one of Canada largest health charities. He currently serves on several different committees with USport, Sport Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee.