Nathan Huculak

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Chief Communications Officer

After many years of service with the Canadian Red Cross, Nathan Huculak is the Chief Communications Officer, leading the organization’s strategic communications. Nathan brings more than two decades of experience to his work in media relations, crisis communications, issues management and public engagement.
Since joining the Red Cross in 2005, Nathan has led teams in emergency communications in Canada and abroad, including: Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines; earthquake in Nepal; earthquake and tsunami in Japan; B.C. wildfires; and the Fort McMurray wildfires. Nathan has led engagement projects such as community forums on the impacts of climate change, photo exhibits chronicling the humanitarian impacts of war, and most recently the Engaging Canadians project – a five-year initiative with a highly successful annual “Faces of Humanity” campaign.
Prior to joining the Red Cross, Nathan enjoyed a career in theater, film, and television which included features with network television, public broadcasters and productions at festivals and events in Canada and the U.S. With experience as an actor, director, producer and writer, Nathan spent time working in education and culture, creating curriculum and engagement projects for colleges, universities and museums, often with a focus on immigration and newcomer stories.

Nathan holds a BFA and MFA in Theatre, Film, and Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and lives in Ottawa with his wife, Michelle and daughter, Madeleine