2015 Board of Directors
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Noreen Rude

Presiding Member

IAP2 Canada

Noreen is a delegate for Canada. She works for the City of Calgary, Alberta, where she has held leadership roles for over 30 years. She has a passion for inclusive and transparent public involvement, reflected in her strong facilitation skills and can-do attitude. Noreen applies her talent for collaborating with others to ‘get things done’ to the development and operation of a regional recreation facility in north central Calgary and as Chair of the Learning Disabilities Association of Calgary. Noreen is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership, and a Local Government Management Certificate.



Leanne Hartill

Deputy Presiding Member

IAP2 Australasia

Leanne is a Social Worker with around 30 years of experience in both state and local government agencies in Australia. She has worked in metropolitan, rural and remote areas throughout Western Australia in child protection and community development before moving into marketing/communications and policy/legislative development roles. Leanne’s current position is at the City of Melville in Perth Western Australia as Manager of Neighbourhood Development with responsibility for portfolios including social sustainability, community engagement, grant funding, volunteering, arts and events, community development and stakeholder management for over 40 community facilities. She has been an IAP2 member since 2007.



Ken Smith


IAP2 Southern Africa



Doug Zenn



Doug has 30 years of experience in the communications field and has developed and managed community involvement, awareness, and education efforts around numerous issues including visioning, transportation, water resources, community-based planning and more. Doug has led ZennAssociates’ development of the innovative “Three-Dimensional Public Participation” model (3DP2) an approach that expands community access to project information and provides unique avenues for community input including the use of new technologies. Doug also serves on the executive committee for IAP2’s Cascade Chapter (Oregon and Southwest Washington) and is a certified trainer for IAP2’s public involvement foundations courses. Doug Zenn has 30 years of experience in the communications field and has developed and managed community involvement.



Aldi Muhammad Alizar

IAP2 Indonesia

Aldi has 15 years broad and in-depth project and consultancy experiences in various fields of social sustainability, such as stakeholder assessment and engagement plan, social risk assessment and provide strategic and technical advice on corporate social responsibility (CSR). He is currently Team Leader of more than 9 core multi-talented and skilled team members at the ERM Indonesia's social consulting team.

In 2010 Aldi was initiated the development of IAP2 Indonesia affiliate. And by end of 2011, new and emerging affiliation of IAP2 Indonesia was launched in Jakarta. In 2005 Aldi has won awards from the Indonesia Development Marketplace competition held by the World Bank in collaboration with the Coordinating Ministry for Social Welfare of the Republic of Indonesia. Aldi was awarded in a special category for the involvement of company in rural development program in East Kutai, Indonesia. Aldi was also developed research-action for developing multi-stakeholder engagement model in Indonesia, funded by The Partnership Foundation and in close collaboration with Mining and O&G Companies in Indonesia.

Several articles and technical papers were written and published at several national and international media and conferences, such as at the 32nd and 33rd Annual Conference of Indonesia Petroleum Association (IPA) in Indonesia plus International Association for Public Participation.



Jan Bloomfield

IAP2 Canada

Jan started her Edmonton-based company Strategy Plus in 1997 after over 24 years of public sector experience in parks, environment, tourism, and economic and community development. She continues to provide expertise in stakeholder consultation, and strategic and business planning to public and private sector clients. Jan has been a licensed trainer for the IAP2 Certificate (now Foundations) Program since 2005, and is a founding member of the Canadian Trainers Collective (CTC). A member of IAP2 since 1997, Jan served on the IAP2 Wild Rose Chapter Board from 2001 to 2012, and on the IAP2 Canada Board since 2012, currently as Secretary and one of its representatives on the IAP2 Federation Board. Jan has an Hon BA in Geography from the University of Western Ontario and an MA in Geography from the University of Ottawa.



Kylie Cochrane

IAP2 Australasia

Kylie is passionate about engagement and is committed to promoting the professionalism of our practice. She has almost 25 years' experience in community and stakeholder engagement, strategic communication and issues management. She loves working on challenging engagement projects. She has had the privilege of serving on the Board for the last two years and chaired the Governance and Finance Committee in FY15. She helped reshape the IAP2 Australasia Core Values Awards, she introduced more governance and rigour to IAP2 Australasia and she helped ensure IAP2 Australasia was profitable.



Antonella Giunta

AIP2 Italy

Antonella has nearly three decades consultancy experiences as Social Researcher (applied social research, social-demographic studies, action-research, qualitative approach with involvement of citizens, opinion leaders and stakeholders) for several Social Research Institutes in Italy and Germany, for public authorities, non profit organizations and the European network Euro*Idees. From 2001 to 2009, also expert on Social Management, Sustainable and Participatory Local Development, has been managing public governance processes of the Observatory for Social Policies of the Province of Pisa and of the Vast Coastal Area in Tuscany for the knowledge and analysis of citizens’ needs to planning health and social policies. She worked with FORMEZ – Training and Studies Institute and the Region Tuscany-Department of the Right to Health and Solidarity Policies, in order to produce Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluation of Social Policies. She has participated in several European Projects in the field of social inclusion funded by the European Union such as Equal Community Initiative or SAMPLE Project funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). She has written several research reports in the fields of socio-economic analysis, social inclusion, needs of young people, elderly people, women, and immigrants in the area of Pisa. Since 2009 she has been engaged as consultant by an Association for Social Promotion, entrusted by 15 Municipalities in Valdera (Tuscany) to work in the field of social housing.

Antonella was active in the 1980s in Peace Movements and Women Movements in Italy; was co-founder and active member of the International Peace Office against Cruise Missiles in Sicily (Italy). She is currently member co-founder of the executive-board of Active Citizens in her country.

Since 2008 she has been working on public deliberative processes on various issues such as Climate Change, Cultural (Biological Testament), Urban and Landscape Planning, in several Electronic Town Meetings in Tuscany planned and managed by Avventura Urbana team. She is a highly experienced facilitator and in E-TM, experienced member of the central team (Theme Team), and experienced in management of focus-group. In 2011 was co-founder of the AIP2 Italy, elected by the members of the Association as member of the National Board, has been nominated Vice President and entrusted to represent the AIP2 Italy on the International IAP2 Board. Antonella has a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Philosophy), has been Student Grant Post-Lauream by DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service, at the Freie Universitaet of Berlin–Department of Political Science, has a Master in advances School of Social Welfare and a Master in Social Management and Local Development.



David Hovde


American Transmission Company
P.O. Box 6113
De Pere, WI 54115-6113 USA
Tel: 920-338-6550
Fax: 920-338-6508
Email: dhovde@atcllc.com
Web: www.atcllc.com

David works in local relations for American Transmission Co. ATC owns, operates, builds and maintains the high-voltage electric system in much of Wisconsin, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and portions of Minnesota and Illinois. David is responsible for public outreach, engagement and participation activities, particularly in the context of routing and siting transmission infrastructure projects. He works often and closely with local elected officials and staff; landowners; business, community & civic organizations; environmental groups; and other stakeholders. David has been a member of IAP2 since 2005, and currently serves a Chapter Lead/Chapter Liaison for the IAP2 Great Lakes Chapter, a member of the board of directors for IAP2 USA, and as one of two IAP2 USA delegates to the IAP2 Federation board.