Fredericton Community Foundation Welcomes New Communications & Events Coordinator
The Fredericton Community Foundation is thrilled to welcome Lauren Sieben to the newly created position of Communications and Events Coordinator.
Lauren is a recent graduate of St. Francis Xavier University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree, honours in Sociology, in May 2017. Originally from central Alberta, Lauren is no stranger to being in a different community and is excited to call Fredericton her new home.
Throughout her time in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Lauren was actively engaged in many different extracurricular activities, including rowing with the St.FX Rowing Team, sitting as Vice President of the Sociology Society, working with the student run security X-Patrol and coaching girls’ volleyball for the Antigonish Stóirm Volleyball Club.
Lauren’s previous communications roles include working with both St.FX Athletics and Wilsons Nova Scotia as a Social Media Coordinator, and most recently, she was employed in an international internship in London, England, with a boutique Public Relations agency. According to Executive Director, Kate Rogers, “Lauren is bright, energetic and personable. She will bring a fresh and informed approach to coordinating events and presenting the organization through various communications channels, whether it be on social media or face-to-face.”
As an active community member, volunteer and lover of the Maritimes, Lauren believes strongly in the use of community initiatives to strengthen and promote the interests of a multitude of people. Lauren states “I’m so excited to have been given the opportunity to work with the Fredericton Community Foundation and help them to grow and contribute to different projects within the Fredericton region. I am eagerly anticipating working with staff, Board and volunteers to bring about positive change for the community and the organization.” She looks forward to her new role and is excited to become immersed in all aspects of the city.