has joined The Headhunters Winnipeg branch as a recruitment consultant specializing in the placement of engineering and operations professionals. Previously, she helped build a multi-million dollar company in the health-and-wellness industry, opening six locations during her 13 years with the company and was recognized with 25 Platinum awards.
takes on the new role of president of the MS Society of Canada, Manitoba Division, an organization dedicated to finding the cause and cure of multiple sclerosis. Boyd first joined the society as director of development in June 2011. As president, she is the senior champion and ambassador for the society's activities in the region, connecting with volunteers, donors, governments and people affected by MS.
Construction Specifications Canada -- Winnipeg Chapter
is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Solomon as education chair. Solomon is principal of Republic Architecture in Winnipeg and has significant volunteer experience.
financial planner and Investment advisor (and Free Press columnist), has just been awarded the FELLOW of FPSC distinction by the Financial Planning Standards Council of Canada, the group that administers the CFP designation in Canada. Created in 2011, the FELLOW OF FPSC is a distinction that formally recognizes individuals who have helped advance FPSC's vision of seeing Canadians improve their lives by engaging in financial planning. Only two Manitobans were recognized in 2013. FPSC will recognize all FELLOW of FPSC recipients during Financial Planning Week in November of this year.
The Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association
is proud of the certified athletic therapists who received awards at the 2013 Canadian Athletic Therapists Association's national conference. Winnipeg's Ben Trunzo, certified athletic therapist (CAT(C)) was named the 2013 outstanding educator at this year's Annual Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) Conference in Toronto. The CATA also presented The Winnipeg Jets Therapy Staff (Rob Millette, Lee Stubbs, Mark Grehan, and Brad Shaw) with the CATA Merit Life Saving Award for their work in managing the injury of Jets player Zach Redmond.
The Woodlot Association of Manitoba
is pleased to announce its board of directors for 2013-14: president Irene de Graaf, Lockport; past-president Len Riding, St. Malo; secretary-treasurer Allan Webb, Stonewall. Directors: Bob Austman, Beausejour; Tom Dykstra, Balmoral; Mike James, Grand Marais; Bruce MacLeod, Winnipeg; Louise Matthewson, Gimli; Clint Pinder, Stony Mountain; and Chris Matthewson, Winnipeg.
Manitoba Hotel Association
welcomes Michael Danyluk of the Crystal Hotel in Brandon as a Western director, Justin Schinkel of the Days Inn in Steinbach as an Eastern director, Alan Gibb of the Wescana Inn in The Pas as the Northern director, and Guy Hamilton of the Fairfield Inn & Suites as a Winnipeg director. The MHA also welcomes a new chair in David Kaisaris of the St. Norbert Hotel, 1st vice chair in Josette Roch of the Frantz Motor Inn in Steinbach and 2nd vice chair in Dave Carriere of the Keystone Motor Inn in Brandon. The MHA would like to thank retiring directors Reid Kelner and Brian Sparrow for volunteering their time and effort and providing great service.
The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
is pleased to announce the 2013-14 executive: Kerry Dangerfield, chair; Jim McLandress, chair-elect & chair, community relations, David Carefoot, treasurer; Brenda Zaporzan, secretary; Anthony C. Fletcher, chair, resource development; Patrick Green, chair, organizational performance; and David Christie, chair, governance & strategic planning. Returning trustees: David Atkins, Robert Eastwood, Sandy Gousseau, John Guttormson, Shawn Hughes, John Kearsey, Brenda Kriss, Jeff Lamothe, Judy Wakefield, Michelle Weinberg and Richard L. Yaffe. New trustees: Suzi Bonk, Heather Clarke, Rita Gunn, Evan Kuz and Andrea Robertson. Dangerfield thanked retiring board members Derrick Coupland, Lynda Taylor and Gary Hannaford for their dedication and commitment to MTC.
MS Society of Canada, Manitoba Division
is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 board of directors: chair, Keith McConnell; past-chair, Jennifer Moszynski; vice-chair, Jo-Anne Findlay; treasurer, Bev Davies; government relations, Signy Hansen; client services, Barb Wasilewski; members at large: Bruce Ladan, Joe A. Healey, Ruby Laughren, Dr. Michael Cossoy, Beth Tutiah, Ken Shachtay, Michael Weinstein; Westman Chapter, Murray Cook; Parkland Chapter, Ken Mikolayenko.
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies -- Manitoba
are pleased to announce their 2013 -14 board of directors and executive officers: president Steve Reaburn, P. Eng. -- MCW/AGE Consulting Professional Engineers, past president Ken Drysdale, P. Eng. -- Accutech Engineering Inc., president elect Cameron Dyck, P. Eng. -- Stantec Consulting Ltd., vice-president Alana Gauthier, P. Eng. -- GENIVAR, secretary-treasurer Mike Houvardas, P. Eng. -- Tower Engineering Group and Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada Board representative is Todd Smith, P. Eng. -- AECOM. Directors: Cheng Wong, P. Eng. -- AECOM; Rick Martin, P. Eng. -- KGS Group; Ralph Kurth, P. Eng. -- Teshmont Consultants LP; Allyson Desgroseilliers, P. Eng. -- AMEC Environment & Infrastructure; Jeff Rempel, P. Eng. -- SNC-Lavalin Inc., Kyla Kirk, P. Eng. -- CH2M Hill; James Blatz, P. Eng. -- TREK Geotechnical Inc; and Richard Tebinka, P. Eng. -- MMM Group Limited. Shirley Tillett Associates Inc. has been re-appointed as association manager with Shirley Tillett as Executive Director.
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