Sonja Tilroe

Research Advisor

Sonja Tilroe, a dedicated Research Advisor with PAA’s Arts & Culture group based in Ottawa, is committed to providing public policy monitoring, analysis, and research. She also extends her support in logistics and communication to her clients and team members. Her profound passion for the arts and culture sector is deeply rooted in her background as a musician, where she mastered both the cello and the clarinet. 

Originally from Alberta, Sonja holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Royal University in Calgary, where she majored in Anthropology and Political Science. Her leadership skills were recognized when she co-founded the school French Club and was subsequently elected as its President. 

Prior to her role at PAA, Sonja was selected for the 2022-2023 cohort of the Parliamentary Internship Programme. This nonpartisan program provided her with invaluable connections and direct experience in the legislative process, both in government and opposition, enhancing her understanding and expertise. 

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