Thérèse Takacs

Thérèse Takacs

Vice-President Advancement


Phone: (403) 254.3139

Office: A407

Bachelor of Public Relations (Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS)

Fundraising Management Certification (Madison Institute, Madison, Wisc)

Broadcasting Arts Certificate (Columbia Academy of Radio, Television & Recording Arts, Vancouver, BC)

A senior communications, marketing, external relations and fund development professional, Thérèse brings more than 25 years of experience to her role as Vice President of Advancement & Campus Services at St. Mary’s University.

As Vice President of Advancement & Campus Services, Thérèse provides leadership on the overall positioning of the university and guides the Advancement & Campus Services team’s activities, including fundraising and development, alumni relations, corporate relations, media relations, community relations, government relations, marketing, communications, campus expansion planning, external awards and ceremonies, retail services (bookstore, bistro), events and athletics & recreation.

This diverse and multi-faceted position centres on the institution’s passion for delivering an outstanding learning experience to students, and strengthening the profile of St. Mary’s across Calgary and beyond.