Pam Davidson

Principal of DG Communications Ltd.

Helping clients solve their biggest communication challenges.

DG’s clients benefit from a full range of communication services including research, writing, communication strategy development, issues management, as well as government and media relations. Depending on the scope of the assignment, DG draws on our network of professional associates to ensure successful client outcomes.

DG has done wide-ranging work in the health care, university, and resource sectors. Clients have included the Council of Nova Scotia University Presidents, the Nova Scotia Health Authority, Health Canada, Oceans Science and Technology Partnership, Northern Pulp, Forests Products Association of Nova Scotia, Sampling Technologies Inc., Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres, Nova Scotia Departments of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Health and Wellness.

As Principal of DG Communications, Pam has over 25 years of experience with national and regional organizations in both the private and public sectors. Pam brings creativity, integrity and a spirit of collaboration to each project while providing every client her commitment to, and passion for problem solving and strategy development.

As of recent, Pam has worked extensively in the university environment and served as the primary communications resource for a number of high-profile initiatives at Saint Mary’s University. Most notably, she provided critical guidance during the implementation of the recommendations of the President’s Council Report – Promoting a Culture of Safety, Respect and Consent at Saint Mary’s University and Beyond. Under Pam’s guidance, the University has found a strong voice and has emerged as a leader amongst Canadian universities in this area as evidenced through the redesign of Welcome Week, education around consent, and implementing bystander training for senior administrators, educators and students as well as external groups including not-for-profit organizations, provincial government departments and regional universities.

Active in the community, Pam has worked with organizations such as the Canadian Paraplegic Association, Bryony House and the Maritime Heart Centre. Pam is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the QE II Foundation.

Pam is a graduate of the Public Relations Management Program at McGill University and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Saint Mary’s University.

Testimonials

“Working with senior members of the Saint Mary’s community, Pam has developed a pro-active communications plan around the success of international students, led the process to redesign Welcome Week, and supporting communication initiatives. Pam was the strategic communications lead for the development of the University Strategic Plan that was released in 2017. Pam’s successful work on these projects and others has highlighted her strengths in the evaluation and implementation of best practices and her strong grasp of stakeholder engagement. Pam brings much experience, great connections and a thoughtful approach to every project. She is quickly viewed as a wise and principled advisor by university academics and senior administrators alike.”

Margaret Murphy, Associate Vice President, External Affairs
Saint Mary’s University

“Pam Davidson was instrumental in the strategic amalgamation of the Maritime Heart Centre and the QEII Foundation. As a key contributor in the process, Pam provided thoughtful advice and helped us understand the cultural nuances of bringing these two organizations together. This has resulted in transformational change to heart health here at the QEII with over $5 million raised to date for new technologies and innovation. This exercise in change management is leading us to our next heart health challenge – creating the new Maritime Heart Centre, a vision that has been 40 years in the making.”

Bill Bean, President & CEO
QEII Foundation

“DG Communications has developed an expertise in the health care and related sectors supporting numerous Research Power clients through the creative and writing process. Their combined experience and strategic approach to assignments has helped clients develop educational tools that have exceeded expectations – delivered on budget and on time. The DG approach includes an innate ability to arrive at the heart of the subject, to gather implicit and often technical information, and translate that information for all audiences. The company has represented our clients’ interests with various stakeholder groups with professionalism, confidentiality, and sensitivity.”

Claudine Szpilfogel, Principal
Research Power Inc.

Contact

DG Communications Ltd.
Founders Square
1701 Hollis Street, Suite 800
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3M8

T: 902-440-1191
Email: pam@davidsongreenwood.ca

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