The staff at the Fredericton Convention Centre agree that they work here because they love it. They love their city, they love their centre, and they love having groups fill the building to capacity. All of the staff have experience in the hospitality sector, and they are waiting to welcome you.
Don’t be fooled by the titles – really, everyone is in the Customer Service department!
Cathy has a strong record of success with hotels, tourism marketing organizations and convention centres in both Fredericton and Halifax. She was the first FCC employee and was instrumental in getting the centre off to a running start. An active member of Meeting Professionals International, the Canadian Society of Association Executives and Rendez-Vous Fredericton, Cathy is proud of the team she has assembled, calling it "the best team I have ever worked with."
Director of Sales
Erin has been a member of the FCC team since the very beginning, even prior to our Grand Opening in January 2011. With more than 15 years sales experience in the hospitality industry Erin is committed to service excellence and truly understands each clients’ needs are unique. Like you, Erin insists on having things done right!
Erin has a strong belief in community service and is an active member of both the Fredericton Homeless Shelters & Fredericton Airport Authority, as well as volunteering on an ad-hoc basis with organizations close to her heart such as her daughter’s school and the Greener Village Community Food Centre.
Outside of work you can find Erin…well, outside! Going for a run on the trails or a boat ride on the Saint John River with her husband Rodney and 2 beautiful kids.
Erin truly believes Fredericton is the best east coast meeting destination, and she loves to win! This makes her the best choice for you when seeking a partner to plan your next conference.
Pamela recently joined the FCC team as Business Development Manager based in Toronto. Over the past 15 years, as Director of Industry Relations for Tourism Toronto, Pamela organized hundreds of events ranging from 100 to 1000 participants. She knows what it takes to succeed in this business of making people happy! Luckily for us (and you), Pamela grew up in Newfoundland, so she is familiar with the culture of our East Coast hospitality and can’t wait to share it with you and your delegates. When Pamela isn’t working you may find her kick-boxing or blissing out to yoga (depending on her mood!), and hanging out with her son.
Senior Meetings & Event Manager
Jennifer brings many years of Hospitality and Tourism to the FCC. After completing a Travel & Tourism designation at the New Brunswick Community College in St. Andrews, she worked as a Front Desk agent, restaurant/banquet server and conference services manager in various hotels/resorts in New Brunswick. Most recently Jennifer worked on the client side of the business as Events Manager at the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, so she knows what is important to you when planning an event. She loves working in the heart of downtown, then relaxing in her countryside home with her husband.
Kristina has been involved with FCC since the beginning, starting as a part-time Duty Manager, moving to an Event Coordinator and now an Event Manager. With “puzzling” experience managing an escape room start-up company, and previous experience in retail, customer service is Kristina’s modus operandi. Add in an Events and Promotions Management diploma & wedding coordinator experience and you’ll see she has the perfect combination of skills to make your event a success. When not seeing to every detail of your event, Kristina enjoys creating art, and going on adventures with husband Jeremy.
Marketing & Communications
With more than 25 years marketing & communications experience in tourism, IT and advertising agencies, Patricia keeps the FCC’s communication channels humming. If you have interest in a news story or are wondering about the web site, social media or other communications initiatives, Patricia will have your answer.
After spending a few years in British Columbia as Operations Manager of a four-arena Sportsplex, Brent made his way back home to Fredericton and the FCC team is certainly happy he did! He loves the hands-on nature of his job, and finds it a pleasure every day to maintain a beautiful state-of-the-art building. Brent takes the role of creating a comfortable environment for clients and delegates very seriously. Trail running, motorcycles, dog Harvey and being both a Dad and volunteer Big Brother keep Brent busy when not on the job!
Technical Services Manager
Craig works on site at FCC as Technical Services Manager for Freeman AV Canada, FCC’s preferred in-house AV partner. Before joining the FCC team, Craig worked as an electrical apprentice, bartender/ banquets server/ houseman, mailman and most recently a Technical Services Representative for Freeman. What a perfect storm of skills and experience he brings to any event! Outside of work, Craig is passionate about Le Bleu, Blanc et Rouge - Les Canadiens de Montréal! And he takes every chance to head north of Fredericton to a family hunting lodge on the Napadogan Stream.
As seen on some reality TV shows, some chefs take total control of the kitchen by shouting and pointing fingers. Not Chef Godfrey. He prefers to lead by example, understanding that perfection comes through integrity, dedication and hard work. After moving to Fredericton from his native Lunenberg, NS to attend St. Thomas University, Godfrey soon realized his real passion lay in fine food. Now a Red Seal certified chef with more than 16 years experience, Godfrey has received many accolades, including leading the team at “rustica” (Canmore’s Silvertip Golf Resort) when it was voted the #1 restaurant in all of Bow Valley, Alberta! He and his wife and two sons were seeking the opportunity to make Fredericton their home again, and we are thrilled they did.
Andrea’s smiling face is the first one you’ll see when you come in our front doors, as she handles all aspects of front office operations with grace and humour. Since 2011 Andrea has worked closely with our events and catering teams, contributes regularly to our social media content, and stays on top of what the office needs to run smoothly. Have a question? Andrea knows the answer! A creative soul, Andrea loves to paint, make jewellery and take lovely imaginative pictures of her beautiful daughter!