Courtney provides much of the policy research on TACTIX client files, monitoring Parliamentary affairs and tracking important issues. She has extensive knowledge of Parliamentary institutions and business of the Parliamentary precinct. Courtney engages with MPs and department officials regularly to build relationships on behalf of clients, collect information, and schedule meetings. Courtney has experience providing excellent logistical and organizational support for clients’ lobby days and advocacy efforts.
Raised in Lethbridge, Alberta, Courtney attended the University of Lethbridge and holds a B.A. with distinction in Political Science. During her undergraduate studies she completed co-op work terms with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada in Calgary, AB and at the Washington Centre in Washington, DC.
Courtney joined the TACTIX team after completing her M.A. degree in Political Science at Carleton University. While attending Carleton University, Courtney was actively involved with campus politics and served as President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4600, a union representing Teaching Assistants and Contract Instructors at Carleton University. She continues to volunteer for NDP campaigns.