Becky Smith has joined the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) as the Regional Communications Manager for Southwestern Ontario. She brings over 10 years of communications experience working with the federal government.
Becky was born and raised in Bruce County and brings a unique understanding of the local issues and priorities affecting both Bruce and Huron Counties, having supported the local Member of Parliament since 2008. She previously held a number of roles in the federal government for the Minister of the Environment.
“I’m excited to join the dynamic team of individuals at the NWMO,” she said. “I’m looking forward to building on the relationships I’ve made in the area over the last 10 years as I embrace the opportunity to engage and communicate with the local communities about Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel.”
Becky completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Louisiana where she was a member of the Track and Field team. She currently resides in Saugeen Shores with her husband and two children.
Becky will be based out of the NWMO Learn More Centres in Ripley (48 Queen Street) and Teeswater (12B Clinton Street). Drop by and say “hello”.