Issues Management and Strategic Initiatives

The Issues Management and Strategic team is an agile action and support group that works closely with university leaders and internal and external partners on behalf of the Office of the Vice-President (External Relations). We are a U of A Centre of Expertise.

What We Do

  • Provide guidance and advice on comprehensive stakeholder relations, issues management, and crisis and emergency communications.
  • Develop and manage stakeholder relations and communications strategies for inter-departmental or university-wide priority initiatives.
  • Manage institutional emergency and crisis communications response as needed on behalf of External Relations.
  • Support the External Relations portfolio through business and operational continuity planning, news monitoring and information management.

Contact Us

Jillian Hamilton
Director
jillian.hamilton@ualberta.ca
780-977-4577

Kelly Struski
Senior Advisor 
struski@ualberta.ca
780-243-7156

Hallie Brodie
Advisor 
hbrodie@ualberta.ca
780-983-2327

News Monitoring

news.monitoring@ualberta.ca

Nieva Srayko
News and Media Analyst

Arpita Gupta
News and Media Analyst

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