QDMA Adds Curtis Phillips as Operations & Outreach Coordinator in Canada
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) welcomes Curtis Phillips of Chateauguay, Quebec, as its new Operations and Outreach Coordinator. Phillips will be responsible for coordinating QDMA operations and outreach activities in Canada under the direction of the QDMA-Canada Board of Directors.
“QDMA’s footprint continues to grow,” said QDMA CEO Brian Murphy. “We are very excited to add our first position in Canada where both interest and membership in QDMA has steadily increased in recent years. Curtis brings a great deal to the table with his personal and professional attributes, and we look forward to him supporting our members and advancing our mission north of the border.”
As the Operations and Outreach Coordinator in Canada, Phillips’ duties will include maintaining day-to-day communications and supporting QDMA Branches and volunteers while promoting the formation of new Branches in Canada. He will also organize, promote and participate in QDMA-Canada educational and fundraising activities as well as represent the association at key government and public meetings as directed.
Phillips comes to QDMA from iWeb Technologies in Montreal, where he was manager of strategic partner relations for more than three years. In that role, Phillips was responsible for maximizing benefits of partnerships, and he was in charge of generating leads through various online marketing and communications strategies as well as sponsorship, promotion and attendance of industry events.
Prior to his time at iWeb Technologies, Phillips had an eight-year tenure with the National Bank of Canada in Montreal including five years as a section manager with responsibility for coordinating all office functions and supervising a team of 25 administrative professionals of varying levels.
Phillips graduated from Champlain College, Saint-Lambert in 1998 with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing. He is bilingual at an expert level in both French and English and has experience writing, translating and editing copy in both languages.
An avid outdoorsman, Phillips is a current resident of the South Shore of Montreal, and he is in the process of purchasing a small farm and homestead in the Outaouais region.
QDMA is dedicated to ensuring the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. Founded in 1988, QDMA is a national nonprofit wildlife conservation organization with more than 50,000 members in all 50 states and Canada. To learn more about QDMA and why it is the future of deer hunting, call 800-209-3337 or visit www.QDMA.com. QDMA can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheQDMA and Twitter at www.twitter.com/TheQDMA.