Huw Williams is a nationally recognized expert on advocacy and strategic communications for not-for-profit associations and industry trade groups. He is a trusted advisor to scores of leading national and provincial associations, helping them achieve their government relations and public affairs objectives. Mr. Williams’ government experience is diverse, having served as Acting Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada; as a Senior Special Assistant to the Minister of Constitutional Affairs; and as a Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly. He has also served as a congressional intern in Washington, D.C. Mr. Williams authored “A Government Relations Guide For Directors of Non-Profit Organizations” published by the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). He also served on the board of directors for the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC). In 2010, Williams was named worldwide Public Affairs Professional of the Year finalist by PRNews Magazine. Williams’ other accolades include the CSAE Griner Award for outstanding “Business Excellence”, one of The Hill Times’ Top 100 lobbyists in Canada in, and the Ottawa Business Journal’s “Top Forty under 40 Award” for professional success and community involvement.
A special commission report, presented to the U.S. Congress this week, delivered one of the most stark — even startling — assessments in the last two decades of the limits of American military power. #cdnpoli ow.ly/xopc30mFKh3
With a federal election less than a year away, Canada's defence minister is warning voters they will be targeted by online cyberattacks and fake news. #cdnpoli #privacy #cybersecurity ow.ly/v4Sy30mFKd3
DEC 12: The year is almost over, but the holidays are upon us! Join your PAAC Board, Members and Guests for social networking while enjoying light appetizers and drinks at the Shore Club ow.ly/yaXd30mCdPU