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Senior ​​Director, Strategic Communications

Cecilia Bloxom, MA, APR, ABC, FCPRS, is an award-winning senior PR practitioner with two decades of experience delivering strategic communication solutions.  Cecilia is a member of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) College of Fellows and is accredited in communications by both the CPRS and the International Association of Business Communicators. As the Senior Director, Strategic Communications for the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), Cecilia and her team have won over 33 communication awards both nationally and internationally. 

Cecilia joined CPSI from a senior role in public affairs at Capital Health, Edmonton area. With a Master of Arts in Leadership, a diploma in advertising and public relations and a degree in communications, majoring in public relations, Cecilia is a passionate communicator and believes fully in the profession of communications and public relations.  

When not busy working, Cecilia is on the Board of Directors, serving as the current Past President of the Canadian Public Relations Society (Edmonton), current Director on the CPRS Foundation Board (formerly Communications + Public Relations Foundation), and past Director on the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts. Over the past ten years, Cecilia has shared advice, experience and guidance as a mentor to protégés in the CPRS mentorship program. Cecilia also chaired the Local Advisory Committee for the Canadian Public Relations Society National Conference, Evolving Expectations, welcoming over 300 delegates to Edmonton in June 2019.  

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Cecilia cherishes being a mother to her beautiful daughter and lives in the heart of Little Italy with her husband and standard poodle.  Cecilia loves all things active including skiing and yoga and is very involved in transforming her community.