For more than a decade Suzanne Trudel has been promoting the province’s vibrant magazine media industry as AMPA’s executive director. Previously, she worked with journalism students as a college media advisor and publisher. She currently serves as a director on the Amber Webb Bowerman Memorial Foundation, a grassroots charity that has raised more than $100,000 in awards and scholarships for emerging writers and journalists. She has served volunteer roles on SAIT’s Journalism Advisory Committee, as Chair of the Reflector Publications Society board at Mount Royal University, and as a director for the Book and Periodical Council, an umbrella organization for writing and publishing in Canada. She has also served as a juror for numerous magazine awards programs and arts organizations.