Ellen Magidson joined Western Sky in January 2011. As Communications & Development Manager, she is responsible for community engagement, marketing, event planning and fundraising.

Previously, Ellen was a 15 year associate with Market Alert Limited, a Toronto based competitive intelligence consultancy that provides primary market research as well as educational support to Canadian corporations. Ellen holds a BA, Economics, from McGill University as well as an MBA, specializing in communications. She serves on a number of not-for profit boards, both national and community-based.

Ellen moved from Toronto to Calgary with her family in 2001, where they all love living under a western sky. Ellen is passionate about the beauty of the Calgary region and Alberta and welcomes the opportunity to further conservation of Alberta's special landscapes.