a University of Manitoba student, was selected for the Prairie region Canadian Federation of Independent Business and Scotiabank internship in public policy and entrepreneurship. He will spend the summer examining the red-tape burden on businesses across Manitoba and the residential-to-commercial property-tax gap in Saskatchewan.
The Board of Governors at Providence University College and Theological Seminary
is pleased to announce the appointment of David H. Johnson, PhD, as the institution's 14th president. His appointment follows the presidency of Dr. August Konkel, who retired in 2012.
has been selected as the co-ordinator of the South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council, replacing Kim Felteau, who previously held this position. Quinn has extensive experience working with non-profit organizations and volunteers.
The Board of ImagineAbility Inc.
is pleased to announce Audra Penner will be the new president and chief executive officer, effective July 1. Currently director of operations, Penner will bring a thorough understanding to her new role, where she will be responsible for working with the board of directors and government agencies to promote and advance the mandate of the organization.
The partners of Fillmore Riley
congratulate Annika M. Friesen and Ari M. Hanson on their call to the Manitoba bar and are pleased to announce they have joined the firm as associates.
Friesen graduated from the University of Manitoba's faculty of law with her juris doctor in 2012. She practises primarily in the area of civil litigation, with a focus on insurance, wills and estates law. Hanson graduated from the University of Manitoba's faculty of law with his juris doctor in 2012 and earned the gold medal. He practises mainly in the area of civil litigation, with a focus on tax and business law.
The partners of Taylor McCaffrey LLP
are pleased to congratulate William Gould and Steven O'Heany on their call to the Manitoba bar. Gould studied at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba, completing his bachelor of arts at the University of Winnipeg in 2009 and graduating from the University of Manitoba faculty of law in 2012. He is practising in the areas of tax and commercial law and is active in community and volunteer work. O'Heany attended the University of Toronto (BA Hons., 2009) and graduated from the University of Manitoba faculty of law in 2012. O'Heany was the recipient of the U of M's prestigious D.A. Thompson QC Prize in contracts law (2010), and his paper, Fair is Fair: Fair Dealing, Derivative Rights and the Internet, was recently published in volume XII of the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law. O'Heany will be focusing his practice in commercial law.
The partners of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
congratulate Lewis Allen, Cheryl Pearson, Erika Robson, Meghan Ross and Andrew Sain on their calls to the Manitoba bar and welcome each of them as new associate lawyers at TDS Law. Allen, Pearson and Sain were all summer students at the firm prior to articling.
Michael Welch and Jordan Poitras
of CKUW 95.9 FM have received the 2013 National Community Radio Award for Outstanding Achievement for their documentary Profiles of Murdered and Missing Women: Tanya Nepinak. It is CKUW's ninth national award.
The International Association of Business Communicators, Manitoba chapter,
is pleased to announce its 2013-14 board of directors: president, Wendy Elias-Lopez; vice-president, Julie Horbal. Directors: Velangeline F. Lachance, Allison Parker, Kristel Mason, Kennis Fung, Susan Buffie, Rosaura Oropeza-Colon, Mekala Wickramasinghe.
The Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba
is proud to announce the names of its council members for 2013-2014: Tim Wildman, president; Inga Sheane, vice president; Randy Baldwin, past president; Alex Yaworski, secretary; David Thompson, treasurer; Warren Thompson, registrar; Richard Brodeur, Sandra Foster, Tim Kist, Al Moxam.
Winnipeg Presbytery (The United Church of Canada) Church Development Inc.
has elected its 2013-14 board members and officers: chairwoman, Carol Scott; vice-chairman, Gordon Taylor; secretary, Florence Barnsley; treasurer/investment officer, Warren Thompson (until Sept. 15) and Teresa Moysey (as of Sept. 16); director at large, Ed Bruning.
The A.N.A.F. Manitoba & N.W. Ontario Provincial Command
elected the following officers for a two-year term: Comrade Keith Flight, Thompson; Hayden Kent, Assiniboia, first vice-president; Gord Kent, Assiniobia, second vice-
president; Jock Amos and John Osborn, third vice-president; Lorne Aube, Brandon, past president; Elsie Fraser, secretary/treasurer; Sheldon Clupp, Assiniboia,
sports officer; Ken W. Cade, Assiniboia, public relations officer; Ben McMurachry, Selkirk, social services officer.
On Screen Manitoba
has announced its board of directors for 2013-14: chairwoman, Joanne Levy, Scorpio Productions; vice-chairman finance, Clinton Skibitzky, Dacapo Productions;
co-vice-chairman policy, Merit Jensen Carr, Merit Motion Pictures; co-vice-chairman policy, Charles Cl©ment, Media RendezVous Inc.; secretary, Kevin Glasier, Tactica Interactive; treasurer, Lawrence Dennis, RBC Royal Bank; vice-chairman programs, Jeff Peeler, Frantic Films; vice-chairman membership and marketing, Kevin Glasier, Tactica Interactive. Members at large: Claude Forest, Multimedia Risk, and Ken Zorniak, Buffalo Media Group. Directors: Louis Paquin, Les Productions Rivard; Tina Keeper, Kistikan Pictures; Jean du Toit, Buffalo Gal Pictures; RoseAnna Schick, RAS Creative; Danielle Audette, APTN; Rob Macklin, ACTRA; Scott McLaren, DGC-Manitoba District Council; Rob Rowan, IATSE Local 856.
The Jubilee Fund
recently elected its board of directors: Neil Childs, president; Patricia Fitzmaurice, vice-president; Rebecca Guderian, treasurer; Marlene Coughlin, secretary. Directors: Mark Adams; Caroline Deters, m.o.; William (Bill) Gillis; past president; Jean-Paul Isabelle, omi; Terry Thompson; Juliette Thevenot, sgm; E. Bradley Vannan; Conrad Wyrzykowski. Rita Borthwick, fund development manager. Derek Pachal, community outreach manager, and Irene Julius, office administrator, serve as staff members.
has elected its board of directors: Ross Wedlake, president; Joe DiCurzio, past president; Tanya McKay, vice president; Darren Sampson, treasurer. Directors: Joel Themmen, Kirby Schepp, Neil Gottfred, Trish Hallson. Rod Peppler, MABO representative; Edwin Garing, club representative.
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