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Deanna Pieterman

Legislative Assistant to the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition, Melissa Lantsman

Degrees:MPM 2022

Deanna has worked in federal politics for over five years, beginning her political career as an intern and now working in the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition’s office. She has worked on political campaigns across Ontario, and is passionate about strategic communications and breaking down policy jargon in accessible ways that everyone can understand.

In addition to her master’s degree in Political Management, Deanna holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and Policy Management from Carleton University.

From the connections I will take with me for a lifetime, to the applicable and practical coursework and lessons that I employ every single day in my political life, I cannot recommend this program enough to anyone looking to work in politics or anything policy-adjacent. This program will prepare you for the workforce while building your network up for a long-lasting and fulfilling political career.” – Deanna Pieterman

Last revision: November 24, 2023