Welcome to the Association of Administrative Professionals OTTAWA Branch. We are here to provide administrative professionals in the Ottawa and surrounding area with opportunities to network; to socialize with like-minded professionals; to challenge themselves and expand their skills and knowledge by volunteering within the Branch’s various roles; and to enhance their résumé by a membership in a professional association.

The Branch’s vision is to be an innovative and dynamic association for administrative professionals. Its mission is to provide a professional and supportive environment, to encourage administrative professionals in their pursuit of career and personal development. Our purpose is to provide education and professional development opportunities, increase the Branch’s profile within the community, motivate and mentor members into leadership roles.

Please contact us for more information on becoming a member or on upcoming events. We meet monthly virtually until further notice.

Be well and stay safe.

Diane Pétrin
President, Ottawa Branch

📱 The Ottawa Branch invites you to attend our next Webinar meeting with special guest speaker Heather Gronek. The presentation Challenging Norms –  Navigating success in the virtual realm of as a virtual Executive Assistant will answer many questions on being self-employed as a professional administrative assistant.
The webinar is on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7 p.m.
Please follow the link to register:


Diane Pétrin, President
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Jennifer Donovan, Membership Coordinator
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For further information about the Ottawa Branch or if you wish to join the Executive Committee, please email [email protected]