Maureen specializes in public consultation and long-range development planning, with a focus on cultural resource management. With a solid understanding gleaned from over two decades of working in museums, heritage and cultural organizations, Maureen leads a diversity of projects including master planning, business planning, feasibility studies, cultural and heritage tourism planning, interpretive planning, and exhibition design. Be it heritage, nature or recreation related, capturing the essence of each project is part science, part art. Maureen is most happy collaborating with creative people to bring a client’s vision, history, and practices into effective and inspiring design blended with realistic and sustainable operations. Her contribution is visible in a multitude of projects, specifically the Exchange District Heritage Implementation Plan, and the Kilcona Park Strategic Renewal Plan.
Maureen holds degrees in Arts and Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba, and is continuing studies in Cultural Resource Management at the University of Victoria and through public participation practice.
A dyed-in-the-wool Winnipegger, Maureen volunteers her time with sports, heritage, and arts organizations, helping to establish the City of Winnipeg Museums Board. She also serves as a board member of the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Maureen thrives on sharing stories of people, places, and events that shape the world around us.