Meet our Staff

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

Tracey Donaldson: Manager & Exhibitions Curator

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: Collections 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 

Caitlyn McDougall: Programming Officer

Caitlyn has a background in art education and experience interpreting in both gallery and museum settings. She completed her degree at OCAD University in Toronto and interned at the Art Gallery of Ontario as an Education Officer. It was during a tour she was leading to the newly opened Frida Kahlo exhibit when the museum bug bit her and she’s been passionate about museum education ever since! Most recently she worked at the Art Gallery of Northumberland as Coordinator of Public Outreach and since moving to the Ottawa Valley, Programming Coordinator at Ottawa Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival. Caitlyn can be reached at 

Patrick Chisholm: Collections Officer

As Collections Officer, Patrick works with the Museum’s collection and currently handles most of the research requests. He was initially hired in partnership with the Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage internship program. Patrick graduated with Honours from Algonquin’s Applied Museum Studies program in 2018 and has gained knowledge working with both national and municipal collections at organizations including the City of Ottawa Archives, Ingenium – Canada’s Science and Technology Museum, and the Canadian Museum Association. Patrick can be reached at 

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