Meet our Staff

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To reach any of our staff by phone, call 613-831-2393


Tracey Donaldson: Acting Manager

Tracey has been with the Museum since 2007. She completed a double major at Carleton University in Art History and English Literature and has also completed a Masters Degree in Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Tracey has experience in art galleries and in summer camps, which prepared her for developing and delivering public programs, workshops and special events, as well as creating new and interactive exhibits. Tracey can be reached at 

Sue Woodford: Communications Officer

Sue joined the Museum in September 2012. She studied Photojournalism at Loyalist College and worked at the Kanata Kourier-Standard newspaper for 8 years. Following a freelance career in communications she managed the creative services for one of Ottawa’s top real estate teams. In 2012 she received her post-graduate certificate in Interactive Multimedia from Algonquin College. She is responsible for marketing the Museum’s activities and assisting with events and public programs. Sue can be reached at 

Sarah Holla: Acting Education Officer

Sarah joined the Goulbourn Museum team in February 2013. She has her honours degree in Classics with a specialization in Ancient Art and Archaeology from Brock University. In 2007 Sarah was able to experience Greek Archaeology first hand while participating in a study tour program with The Canadian Institute in Greece and Brock University. Following the completion of her bachelor’s degree, she completed a post-graduate certificate in Applied Museum Studies from Algonquin College. Sarah loves working with artefacts and history, has a background in cultural resource management, is an advocate of experiential learning and creating engaging opportunities for public interaction with cultural material. Sarah can be reached at 

James Riley: Collections and Programming Administrator (term)

James joined the Goulbourn Museum team in May 2016. He has a degree in Classical Studies from Carleton University and in June 2017 will graduate from the Applied Museum Studies program at Algonquin College. He has designed exhibits for the Goulbourn Museum, the Bytown Museum, and the Museum of Classical Antiquities where he was a senior volunteer for two years. James works closely with Goulbourn Museum’s collection of artefacts and assists with programming and special events. James can be reached at:

Kathryn Jamieson: Curator-Manager (on leave)

Kathryn began working at the Museum in 2008 and hasn’t looked back. She graduated from Applied Museum Studies at Algonquin College in 2010, and from Crafts and Design at Sheridan ITAL in 2004. Kathryn has experience in the arts and management, and has volunteered in a variety of roles with many Ottawa-area museums. At Goulbourn, she is responsible for collections management and artefact conservation, administration and human resources. Kathryn can be reached at

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