Ashley Gallant

Destination Project Manager, St. Jacobs, Grand River, Waterloo

Ashley Gallant.

BA (2015), Recreation and Sport Business

MA (2017), Recreation and Leisure Studies, Tourism

Ashley is excited to be putting her Master degree in Tourism from the University of Waterloo to use in the region she grew up in as a Destination Project Manager for Waterloo, St. Jacobs, and the Grand River. Ashley is also a part-time professor at Durham College in the field of Recreation and Leisure Studies, and her previous professional background includes lecturing at Humber College and he University of Waterloo. Placemaking, community building, and sustainable approaches to tourism are at the core of Ashley’s tourism philosophy. Ashley is a quick-witted critical thinker, passionate about bringing creative ideas to life with a warm approach. In her free time, Ashley loves thrift shopping, indoor cycling, patio hopping, and spending time on the dock in Muskoka.
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo