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Tanya Bernier Senior Manager, Operations & Member Services Tanya Bernier
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Tanya Bernier

Senior Manager, Operations & Member Services

In her role, Tanya Bernier manages activities of the staff, suppliers, IT, HR and accounting at Beer Canada. Tanya also leads on Beer Canada's data services. Outside of work, Tanya and her husband keep busy with their 3 children and pets. 

Tanya Bernier

Tanya Bernier

Senior Manager, Operations & Member Services

In her role, Tanya Bernier manages activities of the staff, suppliers, IT, HR and accounting at Beer Canada. Tanya also leads on Beer Canada's data services. Outside of work, Tanya and her husband keep busy wi...

In her role, Tanya Bernier manages activities of the staff, suppliers, IT, HR and accounting at Beer Canada. Tanya also leads on Beer Canada's data services. Outside of work, Tanya and her husband keep busy with their 3 children and pets. 

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Luke Chapman Vice President, Federal Affairs Luke Chapman
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Luke Chapman

Vice President, Federal Affairs

Luke Chapman leads Beer Canada’s federal government affairs. Born in Picton, Ontario, Luke joined Beer Canada in 2013. He played for the Carleton Ravens basketball team for 4 years and is happy to talk about beer, sports, and health. He is also a graduate of the Canadian Society of Association Executive’s CAE Program. 

Follow him on Twitter: @LukeChapman31

Luke Chapman

Luke Chapman

Vice President, Federal Affairs

Luke Chapman leads Beer Canada’s federal government affairs. Born in Picton, Ontario, Luke joined Beer Canada in 2013. He played for the Carleton Ravens basketball team for 4 years and is happy to ...

Luke Chapman leads Beer Canada’s federal government affairs. Born in Picton, Ontario, Luke joined Beer Canada in 2013. He played for the Carleton Ravens basketball team for 4 years and is happy to talk about beer, sports, and health. He is also a graduate of the Canadian Society of Association Executive’s CAE Program. 

Follow him on Twitter: @LukeChapman31

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Ed Gregory Senior Research Advisor Ed Gregory
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Ed Gregory

Senior Research Advisor

An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Ed Gregory is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the beer category’s complex regulatory environment, domestically and internationally. He also manages Beer Canada’s research and provides input on communications and partner relationships. Ed is happy to sip on a range of beer styles and is an avid astrophotographer.

Ed Gregory

Ed Gregory

Senior Research Advisor

An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Ed Gregory is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the beer category’s complex regulatory environment, domestically and internationally. He als...

An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Ed Gregory is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the beer category’s complex regulatory environment, domestically and internationally. He also manages Beer Canada’s research and provides input on communications and partner relationships. Ed is happy to sip on a range of beer styles and is an avid astrophotographer.

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Dana Miller Director, Communications and Engagement Dana Miller
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Dana Miller

Director, Communications and Engagement

Dana Miller joined Beer Canada in May 2020. She is originally from Ottawa but lived on the West Coast for several years, leading media companies and non-profit organizations in senior communications roles before returning to the East Coast. As Director, Communications and Engagement, Dana leads Beer Canada’s communications and media initiatives and executes digital and creative strategies to meet the Association’s objectives. Outside of work, Dana keeps busy travelling with her husband, hiking and enjoying cottage weekends.

Dana Miller

Dana Miller

Director, Communications and Engagement

Dana Miller joined Beer Canada in May 2020. She is originally from Ottawa but lived on the West Coast for several years, leading media companies and non-profit organizations in senior communications roles before r...

Dana Miller joined Beer Canada in May 2020. She is originally from Ottawa but lived on the West Coast for several years, leading media companies and non-profit organizations in senior communications roles before returning to the East Coast. As Director, Communications and Engagement, Dana leads Beer Canada’s communications and media initiatives and executes digital and creative strategies to meet the Association’s objectives. Outside of work, Dana keeps busy travelling with her husband, hiking and enjoying cottage weekends.

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Emma Breen Vice President, Ontario & Atlantic Canada Emma Breen
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Emma Breen

Vice President, Ontario & Atlantic Canada

Emma Breen oversees government affairs for Ontario and Atlantic Canada.  Emma joins Beer Canada after 7 years of navigating regulatory and policy issues with Canada’s National Brewers; prior to this role, Emma was senior political advisor to two Ontario Finance Ministers and an Ontario Premier. Emma is based in Toronto, where she Ives with her husband and four children.

Emma Breen

Emma Breen

Vice President, Ontario & Atlantic Canada

Emma Breen oversees government affairs for Ontario and Atlantic Canada.  Emma joins Beer Canada after 7 years of navigating regulatory and policy issues with Canada’s National Brewers; prior to this rol...

Emma Breen oversees government affairs for Ontario and Atlantic Canada.  Emma joins Beer Canada after 7 years of navigating regulatory and policy issues with Canada’s National Brewers; prior to this role, Emma was senior political advisor to two Ontario Finance Ministers and an Ontario Premier. Emma is based in Toronto, where she Ives with her husband and four children.

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CJ Hélie President CJ Hélie
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CJ Hélie

President

CJ Hélie was appointed President of Beer Canada in June 2021. CJ has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian beverage alcohol industry with intimate knowledge of the sector at the provincial/territorial, national and international levels. CJ is a seasoned government relations specialist with a strong track record in effective strategic and business planning, domestic and international trade and corporate communications. CJ has forged valued working relationships with liquor regulators, legislators and policy makers as well as with related industries to build long-term partnerships and to find collaborative solutions to emerging issues. 

CJ Hélie

CJ Hélie

President

CJ Hélie was appointed President of Beer Canada in June 2021. CJ has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian beverage alcohol industry with intimate knowledge of the sector at the provincial/territorial...

CJ Hélie was appointed President of Beer Canada in June 2021. CJ has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian beverage alcohol industry with intimate knowledge of the sector at the provincial/territorial, national and international levels. CJ is a seasoned government relations specialist with a strong track record in effective strategic and business planning, domestic and international trade and corporate communications. CJ has forged valued working relationships with liquor regulators, legislators and policy makers as well as with related industries to build long-term partnerships and to find collaborative solutions to emerging issues. 

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Olivier Cauchon Senior Analyst Olivier Cauchon
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Olivier Cauchon

Senior Analyst

Working in the beer industry since 2018, Olivier Cauchon acts as Québec’s senior analyst. Based in Montreal, he provides Beer Canada with analysis on policies and recommendations to develop and implement the best strategies and action plans. Prior to joining our team, he completed a master's degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political communication. While completing his bachelor's degree, he studied in Belgium, where some say is when he developed a fond interest in beer. 

Olivier Cauchon

Olivier Cauchon

Senior Analyst

Working in the beer industry since 2018, Olivier Cauchon acts as Québec’s senior analyst. Based in Montreal, he provides Beer Canada with analysis on policies and recommendations to develop and implem...

Working in the beer industry since 2018, Olivier Cauchon acts as Québec’s senior analyst. Based in Montreal, he provides Beer Canada with analysis on policies and recommendations to develop and implement the best strategies and action plans. Prior to joining our team, he completed a master's degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political communication. While completing his bachelor's degree, he studied in Belgium, where some say is when he developed a fond interest in beer. 

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Jeremy Chorney Vice President, Western Canada Jeremy Chorney
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Jeremy Chorney

Vice President, Western Canada

Jeremy Chorney joined Beer Canada in 2021 and leads government and industry affairs in the Western provinces from his home city of Edmonton. He previously served five years as Vice President of Canada’s National Brewers and has over 20 years of government and industry experience. He sits as a Director on the Brewers' Recycled Container Collection Council, the Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation, the Alberta Beer Container Corporation and serves on the British Columbia Business Technical Advisory Panel. Jeremy favours low alcohol lagers, and he enjoys golf, cycling, skiing, and motorsports. He also collects and builds classic cars.  

Jeremy Chorney

Jeremy Chorney

Vice President, Western Canada

Jeremy Chorney joined Beer Canada in 2021 and leads government and industry affairs in the Western provinces from his home city of Edmonton. He previously served five years as Vice President of Canada’s Nati...

Jeremy Chorney joined Beer Canada in 2021 and leads government and industry affairs in the Western provinces from his home city of Edmonton. He previously served five years as Vice President of Canada’s National Brewers and has over 20 years of government and industry experience. He sits as a Director on the Brewers' Recycled Container Collection Council, the Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation, the Alberta Beer Container Corporation and serves on the British Columbia Business Technical Advisory Panel. Jeremy favours low alcohol lagers, and he enjoys golf, cycling, skiing, and motorsports. He also collects and builds classic cars.  

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