Mark Seland

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Western Canada offices)

Mark Seland
Managing Partner for Western Canada at NATIONAL Public Relations, Mark Seland has over 30 years of experience and is regarded as a trusted advisor on complex strategies and issues resolution to boards, CEOs, government and political leaders in Canada and the U.S. Before joining NATIONAL in 2020, Mark was president and CEO of ABRIO Health, an organization striving to reconfigure public policy and structures in the community, healthcare, and social services to improve overall population health. Prior to this, he spent 17 years with Canadian Pacific Railway, leading the corporate communications team in U.S./Canada government engagement, marketing and internal communications, media relations, and crisis and community management, including acting as the internal executive communications advisor throughout the 2011/12 proxy contest. Mark is an alumnus of Mount Royal University, recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, and a regular lecturer on corporate culture, change management and extraordinary leadership. In his first year with the Firm, through a nomination by his colleagues, he received the AVENIR GLOBAL Visionary Leadership Model Award.

Our Leadership Team

Royal Poulin

Royal Poulin

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Ralph Sutton

Ralph Sutton

President, AXON Communications, and International Managing Partner

Serge Paquette

Serge Paquette

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Montreal office)

Gillian Smith

Gillian Smith

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Toronto office)

Julie-Anne Vien

Julie-Anne Vien

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Quebec City office)

Kevin McCann

Kevin McCann

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Atlantic offices)

Rick Murray

Rick Murray

Managing Partner, SHIFT Communications, and Executive Vice President, Padilla

Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Partner and Senior Counsel

NATIONAL Public Relations (Atlantic offices)