Festival Director

We’re proud to welcome Christian Garceau as our 2018 Ottawa Capital Pride Festival Director. With 16 years experience in executive and VIP service, Christian’s career has brought him from ultimate-luxury retailer Holt Renfrew to launching a VIP service at Shopify, the world’s leading commerce platform. Christian has worked with luminary personalities in fashion, television, music, arts, and science throughout North America. His event planning experiences include hosting professional seminars, private events, educational seminars and AGMs for national non-profits.

You can reach Christian at christian@ottawacapitalpride.ca

Operations Committee

Anastasia Pitcher

Marketing and Events Manager

Larissa Desrosiers

Volunteer and Events Manager


Adam Grech

#RaiseTheRainbow Coordinator

Alex Dean

Social Media Coordinator

Allison Caverly

Assistant Media Relations Coordinator

Amy Saindon

Community Fair Manager

Antonio DiRienzo

Assistant Pageant Coordinator

Ashley Gauthier

Pageant Coordinator

Billy Kernisant

Safety and Security Coordinator

Brodie Fraser

Pride Guide Coordinator

Bryan Quinones

Youth Coordinator

Chris Brekke

Stage Manager

Colin Lussier

Street Logistics Coordinator

David Dault

Festival Assistant

Holly Stille

Festival Assistant

Jasmine Hubble

Catering Co-Manager

Kamila Karolina Graczyk

Assistant #RaiseTheRainbow Coordinator

Kienna Heather Gillon

Pageant Stage Manager

Lars Clout

Accessibility Coordinator

Margie Pepin

Marketing Coordinator

Marissa Léger

Assistant Pageant Stage Manager

Martin Percival

Assistant Marketing Coordinator

Miriam Batal

Flag Raising and Vigil Coordinator

Murilo Sena Antunes

Co Parade Coordinator

Peter Wolf

Catering Co-Manager

Sheena Prasad

Parade Coordinator

Siofra McAllister

Media Relations Coordinator

Taylor Fitzpatrick

Registration Coordinator

Wesley Thompson

Main Stage Front of House Manager