Danielle has served for several years as a Vice-President and senior executive at leading public affairs organizations and has has represented and worked with a diverse range of clients including women’s shelters, cattle farmers, policemen, pipe manufacturers, environmental, indigenous and educational organizations, amongst others. She has also organized small and large conferences on a variety of topics.
Takacs believes that for ideas to be successful, multi-party backing is important. That is why building support, understanding and respect in provincial affairs are an important part of her professional and personal mandate. A degree in conflict negotiation helps to enhance this belief and also helps with building relationships and alliances.
Danielle has a rich and diversified background with the media. Not only is she a national award winning blogger on political affairs, she has served as a columnist for her local daily newspaper, the Brantford Expositor, and as a community election reporter for the Toronto Star. She has been a guest on televised programs for RogersTV, CityTV and CTV to discuss politics and she has received extensive media training.
Takacs, who has run as a political federal candidate herself, knows the ups and downs and ins and outs of campaigning and is pleased to offer her advice and suggestions to fellow candidates and their teams. In 2015, she was selected as Best Local Politician by thousands of readers of the Brant News. Takacs enjoys speaking on the topics of women in politics or election campaigns and welcomes invitations to speak at related events and conferences.
Takacs has served four years on two municipal consultancy boards that are appointed by Brantford City Council. In this role, she advised staff and council on matters related to the entertainment and theatre sector as well as on large infrastructure investments valued over $1 million. She enjoys learning from the peoples of the neighbouring New Credit and Six Nations Territories and appreciates all initiatives that contribute to seeing their communities prosper.
Danielle strives to also conduct business with every opportunity in French in order to grow and maintain her French language skills.
She is the Public Relations Coordinator for Kiwanis of Eastern Canada and is a student mentor with her Alma Mater the University of Toronto. Takacs operates offices in Toronto and her hometown of Brantford.