CANADIAN LEADERSHIP TASKFORCE ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Ann Mainville-Neeson

Vice President, Broadcasting Policy and Regulatory Affairs
TELUS

Ann Mainville-Neeson is Vice President, Broadcasting Policy and Regulatory Affairs at TELUS Communications Company and is responsible for all regulatory matters related to TELUS’ broadcasting and content services.  Prior to joining TELUS in 2005, Ann has served as Executive Director of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) and also as legal counsel at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).  A trilingual lawyer (Danish being her third language), Ann has taught Droit des communications (Communications Law) at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law for 5 years.

Ann is the recipient of many prestigious awards in recognition of her professional accomplishment and involvement in the community, including a Top Forty Under 40 Award from the Ottawa Business Journal, a Community Builder Award from United Way/Centraide Ottawa, and a VOscar from Volunteer Ottawa for playing a leading role in volunteering in the community.

A strong believer in philanthropy and giving back to her community, Ann is involved with many charities and community organizations.  Ann is currently President of KidSport Ottawa, an organization which helps remove financial barriers to the participation of children in organized sports. Ann is also a member of the National Board of Women in Communications and Technology and Global Co-Chair of TELUS Connections, the TELUS Women’s Network.