The chair of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Sharon Hunter named Nancy Helledie as the recipient of the 2018 Rae Hamlin Award, which recognizes IABC volunteers for their work and impact at the grassroots level in advancing certification in their chapter, region or workplace.
The Rae Hamlin Award is named in honor of the late Rae Hamlin, ABC, who was instrumental in the development and success of the ABC accreditation program, which IABC transitioned to a new global certification program, led by the GCCC, in 2015. In her 25 years with IABC, Hamlin managed and inspired volunteers worldwide to promote this global strategic communication management standard, including holding a role as accreditation staff coordinator at IABC headquarters in San Francisco. Hamlin passed away in 2009.
Nancy Helledie | Nancy is a senior strategic business communication professional with international experience from working in the field in over twenty countries. She both embodies and advocates the uniqueness and value of a global standard in the communication profession. In a career spanning more than 25 years, including vice president roles at two market-leading companies while based in Europe – Tetra Pak and Borealis/Borouge – and now as senior advisor at Suncor in Calgary, Nancy has retained her IABC membership. She has served as director of professional standards on the IABC Calgary Chapter Board for the past three years.
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