The Communications Department is made up of a team of creative females:
Melanie Rumley (a.k.a. Mel) is our Communications Officer and master organizer. She keeps the entire team on track with her planning calendar and detailed notes. She also does a lot of coordinating of photo shoots, news releases, events and much more. Mel’s stellar organization skills keep her family on track too. She lives in southwest Barrie with husband Jay, son Joel and dog Monty, and enjoys couponing, cooking and country music.
Alison LaMantia leads the Communications Team as Manager of Communications. Alison collaborates with department managers, works on key system projects, develops strategic communication plans to support system goals, and is the main contact for schools and media. Alison and her husband Scott recently welcomed daughter Morley, and are enjoying life in Sugarbush (Horseshoe Valley) with the new addition to their family.
Melanie Slade Morrison is a Communications Officer. She works on community outreach and events, and supports schools and other departments on communications activities. She and her family, including husband Chris, son Logan and dog Roxy live in Wasaga Beach, and try to take advantage of all of the outdoor opportunities that community has to offer.
Jamie Campbell is a Communications Officer. She has a keen eye for design, and uses this skill to support various departments on communications activities, and schools with their websites. Jamie lives in Wasaga Beach with her husband Carey and son Caden, and enjoys country music, sewing, and all types of DIY projects.
Rachael Ogorek is a Communications Officer. She has a passion for storytelling and writes anything from news releases, blog posts, letters and feature stories to social media posts. She supports schools with events, communications planning and projects. Rachael is a new resident to the Alliston area with her husband Terry and daughter Ella, and looks forward to getting to know all that New Tecumseth has to offer.