For the past ten years, Elizabeth MacDonald has been Owner and President of Acappella Communications & Public Affairs Inc., a firm with local clients in both the university and non-profit sectors. Previously, Elizabeth was head of public affairs Atlantic at both the Royal Bank and Imperial Oil. Elizabeth holds a certificate in Adult Education from Seneca College, and taught at Mount Saint Vincent University and, through Seneca College, for Canadian Armed Forces in Germany. Along with her impressive professional experience, Elizabeth is active in the community, currently serving as an advisory committee member with the Salvation Army, past-president of the Charitable Irish Society of Halifax, and Founding Member of the Re-Jigged Festival. Elizabeth holds a BA from St. F.X., a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University, as well as a diploma in Marketing & International Business from Saint Mary’s University.