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, 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 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.

Ann is involved with many charities and community organizations. She is currently President of KidSport Ottawa and is a longstanding board member of foundations supporting the Canadian Museum of Science and Technology, the Canadian Museum of Agriculture and Food, and the Canadian Space and Aviation Museum. Ann has also recently been appointed to the National Board of Women in Communications and Technology.