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Human Resources

Mississauga, ON, Canada
May 30, 2023

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Mary Travaglini, CD, TICO

647-***-**** -

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CONSULTING - 2015 to present

Strategy / Organizational Change / Policies / Risk

• assessed need for and created client contract and RFP templates for consulting consortium

• investigated performance of CEO of a national charity at the direction of Board of Directors - recommended risk mitigation plan

• The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

• reviewed employee benefits and contracts, policies, engagement, and structure in Canada, the U.S., and Brazil; recommended and supported communication and implementation

• recommended, negotiated, and implemented STD and LTD benefits in Canada and the U.S.

• reviewed, re-wrote, and led through Legal approval all HR policies

(legislative and organizational) for employees in Canada, the U.S., and Brazil

• Active Adult Centre of Mississauga

• led transition of not-for-profit to charitable status (Board, governance, risk, legal, employees, policies, volunteers)

• conducted Risk Assessment (finance, legal, HR, physical, etc.) and implemented required changes

• resolution of tax issues

• creation of Board of Directors’ Manual and policies

• Katimavik

• drafted Board policies and terms of reference

• wrote all organizational policies (Human Resources, Financial, Communications, etc.)

• Team Rubicon Canada - created all policies (legislative and organizational) for a new first responder charity in Canada, including volunteer and employee handbooks

• handbooks were subsequently adopted by the U.S., Australia, and the U.K.

• risk and policy assessment for propane company in Eastern Ontario Human Resources

• Katimavik

• provided employee relations advice

• implemented Performance Management system

• Arclin Ltd. - consolidated U.S. and Canadian benefits, pensions, and payroll systems

Mary Travaglini, CD, TICO

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• Team Rubicon Canada - created a performance management process and communication plan


• worked with client on full-cycle recruitment process of C-suite level Executives

• Team Rubicon - created full-cycle recruitment policy and procedures, plus trained staff and volunteers

• Sauble Beach Sandpipers - developed volunteer recruitment policy and

“train the trainer” workshops

• recruitment policy for consulting firm

• Katimavik - created and managed full-cycle recruitment processes Grant Writing

• Caledon Community Services - created grant database; managed relationships; trained new staff on grant writing and application process

• Active Adult Centre of Mississauga - reviewed and advised on successful grant applications

• Westminster Court - presented grant writing and application process to Board of Directors



Interim President & CEO / Vice President, Administration - May 2010 to July 2015

• managed all aspects of Human Resources, including recruitment, compensation, and training for both staff and volunteers

• Grants Officer - successfully applied for grants from Foundations and Corporations

• full-cycle recruitment of staff, plus the 800+ volunteers needed each year for the fundraising Ride

CONSULTING - 2009 to 2010


Human Resources - 2006 to 2009

• managed a team that consisted of HR Operations, HR Shared Services, Staffing, and Payroll

• managed corporate programs for fleet, mortgage subsidy, relocation, EAP, service awards, and employee share option plan

Mary Travaglini, CD, TICO

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• introduced procedures for International Secondments which were adopted by UK Head Office

• Project Manager for payroll system conversion, centralized HR Services and Payroll department

• centralized and managed Canada-wide recruitment of all levels up to and including Vice President


Human Resources - 2003 to 2006

• Project Manager for payroll system conversion

• needs analysis to implementation - Payroll and Payroll systems; Benefits

(design and costing analysis and implementation); RRSP (governance and policies); training and development; succession management, leadership training; compensation (including ensuring parity for investment and sales professionals with variable compensation)


Business Partner, Information Services


Pension Coordinator

• Managed all aspects of Southam Retirement Plan from initial sign-up to retirement

• Led controversial closure of union environment printing plant pension plans across Canada, including funds’ transfers, Pension Board regulatory filing, presentations to union employees and management - successfully gained approval from Pension Board


• Reception Centre – managed Department (staff of 15) which handled 1,000 arrivals (Private to General) per week, 52 weeks per year – successfully coached and mentored staff and turned “punishment” assignment into

“reward” assignment – alleviated major staff morale problem by establishing new duties and procedures and by instituting revised shift schedule to shorten 36-hour duty days

• Staff Dispatch – recognized for strong organizational skills and ability to deal with senior executives – responsible for all staff transfers (Private to General) to United Nations Emergency Forces Middle East and Cyprus, including briefings on living conditions, medical, dental, and financial requirements, transportation entitlements, and family counseling needs Mary Travaglini, CD, TICO

647-***-**** -

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• As the first female member of First Canadian Submarine, 407 Maritime Patrol, and 425 All Weather Fighter Squadrons effectively built relationships in difficult environments and helped open Squadrons to gender diversification

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