Nicole Williams

Senior Associate

  • Edmonton

Phone: 780-702-1698

Nicole is known for her passion for event management. She leverages her professional and political experience to enable her to effectively and efficiently organize and execute public relations campaigns and advocacy tours at all levels of government. Nicole joined Canadian Strategy Group in 2012 as an associate, and works to analyze strategic plans and plan client advocacy tours and events.

She injects an innovative and invigorating energy into every project, task, and event she touches. As Assistant to the Minister of Energy and Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance, she coordinated and managed all house and legislative activities, such as question period preparation, operational aspects of motions for return, written questions and bills relating to Department of Energy and Finance.

Nicole has used her gifts of organization and attention to detail to plan and execute numerous events. She coordinated and managed all logistical aspects of the Capital Region Cabinet Tour 2011, 2012 budget consultation roundtables and 2012 budget day. Nicole has further refined these skills by overseeing the organization and planning of major events as Chair of Club Services for the Rotary Club of Edmonton Glenora. As a result Nicole has significant experience working on events of various sizes from corporate meetings to fundraising galas and celebrations. 


Professional Experience Highlights

    • Assistant to the Minister of Energy/Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance (2009-2012)
    • Legislative Assistant at the Alberta Legislature to three MLAs (2006-2009)
    • Special Assistant to Rob Merrifield, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead (2005)
    • GOTV Chair for an Edmonton candidate, helping to win the seat that opposition held for past 26 years (2012)
    • Active volunteer on federal campaigns, provincial leadership campaigns & provincial election campaigns, running call centres and managing outbound communications
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in History with Distinction from the University of Alberta (2006)

Committee & Board History

    • Member of Rotary Club of Edmonton, Glenora & Chair of the Club Services Committee
    • Raised over $28,000 through the “Do Something” campaign benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation