Who We Are

“The presenters were extremely knowledgeable and personable. They created a great interactive learning environment which was thoroughly enjoyable. Excellent job.”

– Ontario Mayor

Bill Pasel

Bill Pasel is the President and Founder of WWP & Associates. Bill brings a wealth of emergency management experience from both the front line emergency responder role (Hamilton Fire Department) as well as from an overall municipal perspective. Bill has served as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Hamilton, population 500,000 and has facilitated…

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Connie Verhaeghe

  • 30 + Years of Emergency Management Experience
  • Private Crisis Consulting Exercise Facilitator and Coordinator
  • Designed and Coordinated several exercises for many Canadian Universities
  • Experience expands training, course development, plan writing, public education, exercise development and exercise conduct.

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Jim Stanton

Skilled at issues management, Jim’s clients have included politicians and presidents of major corporations, Canadian and US cities, as well as senior police and fire officers. Jim is familiar with the specialized language of government and is accustomed to handling sensitive issues with potentially serious public relations and political implications.

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Virginia JW Jones

A communications, media, community and government relations specialist with over 25 years of in-depth hands-on experience, Virginia possesses a sound understanding of issues management and appreciation of the important role of media.

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Annette Bidniak

“Talk less, say more.” That’s the philosophy of award-winning communicator Annette Bidniak. Annette has made numerous appearances as a guest speaker and media relations trainer across Canada and the United States.

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Alyson Edwards

An instructor for agencies including The Saskatchewan Police College, Saskatoon Fire Department and City of Prince Albert, Alyson has trained hundreds of people how to get past the nerves and deliver clear concise messaging.

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Drew Snider

Having “played both sides of the ball,” Drew brings an insight into what the media needs and the way reporters approach a story, as well as how to respond in ways that maintain an organization’s reputation.

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