Board of Advisors

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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.

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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).

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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.

Towards the end of his 12-year athletic career in Track & Field, Paul Ausman's love for sports remained strong and he found his new passion in Strength & Conditioning coaching. He utilized his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Toronto to intern for the university’s athletic department, where he remained and was an assistant coach in the year following his graduation. However, in an effort to explore other areas of professional sports, he returned to his hometown to complete his Master’s degree in Sport Management at uOttawa. This, while also continuing his passion of S&C coaching with the uOttawa women’s basketball team. He also took a position with the Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group as an Usher. After graduation, he worked in several positions within uOttawa’s Sports Services before eventually returning to OSEG as Manager of Event Services, the very department he had previously worked for in a part-time, entry-level position.