The Partners of Taylor McCaffrey
are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim M. Stoffman Q.C. as the Canadian president of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The IAML is a worldwide association of practising lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and expert family law specialists in their respective countries. The primary objective of the academy is to improve international family law practice throughout the world. Stoffman will continue his practice in family law with the firm while serving his term as president of the IAML.
BOMA Manitoba would like to congratulate the following professionals in achieving their BOMA education designations, which fosters excellence and best practices in the commercial real estate industry: Bridget Helen Peterson, Manitoba Public Insurance, real property administrator designation; Roger Schellenberg, Health Canada, facilities management administrator designation; Jon Trepanier, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, facilities management administrator designation; and Rodney Michael Barker, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, systems maintenance technician designation.
Hilderman Thomas Frank Cram Landscape Architecture Planning
is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen Krauss as associate. Maureen holds degrees in arts and fine arts from University of Manitoba, and draws on nearly two decades of experience in visitor services, marketing, development, operations and public programming from FortWhyte Alive. She has been employed at HTFC since 2010, where she specializes in public consultation and long-range development planning, with a focus on cultural resource management.
Pitblado Law is pleased to announce Benjamin Hecht has assumed the role of managing partner of the firm. Hecht , a labour and employment lawyer, joined Pitblado in 2009 and became a partner in 2011. He succeeds Bruce King, who held the position for 10 years and will now continue with the firm as a partner. The lawyers and staff of Pitblado Law congratulate Hecht on his appointment and look forward to continued success under his leadership.
Expeditorsplus Inc., a remote logistics and expediting company specializing in remote camp management and support services for lodges and outfitters, would like to announce the addition of two key staff members. Stan Lobchuk is the new human resources adviser and is a strategic leader with a track record of linking HR initiatives to business objectives, applying his HR expertise and diverse skills to both private business and government. Jason White is the new marketing & development manager with over 16 years of experience in project management, business development strategies, product and service development and marketing on projects across Canada.
Barry Lank has been nominated in the documentary category for Best Cinematography for a Documentary by the Canadian Society of Cinematographers for his work on Smarty Plants, produced by Merit Motion Pictures. The program, originally aired on CBC's The Nature of Things and will also air on April 3, on PBS Nature.
The Winnipeg Railway Museum has selected its 2013 board members: Douglas Bell, president; Norman Leathers, treasurer; Rick Stobart, director of archives; Doug Moberg, director of restorations. Members: Doug King, secretary; Peter Lacey, director of operations.
The Friendship Force of Winnipeg has selected its 2013 executive committee: president Paul Havixbeck; vice-president, Val Keenan; secretary Myrna Rourke and treasurer Shirley Schellenberg.
The Manitoba School Boards Association is pleased to announce the 2013 executive as elected at the 49th annual convention: president, Floyd Martens, Mountain View School Division; vice-president of boards with 6,000 or more students, Wayne Ruff, Louis Riel School Division; vice-president of boards with fewer than 6,000 students, Ken Cameron, Rolling River School Division; director, Region 1: Don Cochrane, Park West School Division; director, Region 2: Robyn Wiebe, Western School Division; director, Region 3: Mark Grindey, Interlake School Division; director, Region 4: Murray Skeavington, Flin Flon School Division; directors, Region 5: Cory Juan, Seven Oaks School Division and Michel Boucher, Division scolaire franco-manitobaine; director, Region 6: Darlyne Bautista, Winnipeg School Division.
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