has joined the McKim Cringan George creative department as senior designer/interactive specialist. He has more than 14 years of design, digital and interactive media experience and has won numerous awards. Laoag is a graduate of the graphic design program at Red River College.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
has announced that the following 13 lawyers have been recognized by Lexpert, The Business Magazine for Lawyers, as leaders in their respective areas:
Richard H.G. Adams (property development), Donald G. Douglas (aboriginal law, property development), Robert J.M. Adkins (litigation -- corporate commercial, insolvency and financial restructuring), Robin M. Kersey (labour relations and employment law), Jeffrey Kowall (mining), Gordon A. McKinnon (litigation -- commercial insurance), E. William Olson, QC (litigation -- corporate commercial), Chrys Pappas, QC (banking and financial institutions, and property development), William Percy (aboriginal law), James A. Ripley (banking and financial institutions, and property development), P. Michael Sinclair, QC (corporate commercial), John D. Stefaniuk (environmental and property development) and Gregory J. Tallon (corporate commercial, corporate mid-market and property and development).
Encore Business Solutions
a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, has been named to Microsoft Dynamics' 2013 Inner Circle and, for the 16th time, Microsoft Dynamics' President's Club. Encore was also selected as one of only three finalists for the Microsoft Dynamics Canadian Partner of the Year award. These awards and recognitions are a result of Encore's expertise and reputation for maintaining a high standard of delivering valuable services and solutions that help their clients achieve increased success.
The Manitoba Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council
chairperson Kaeryn Gregory is pleased to announce Dan McInnis will be joining the chapter's team in the role of executive director. The 2013-14 MBCaGBC board of directors are as follows: vice-chair: Kyle Lewkowich; treasurer: Ryan Dalgleish; secretary: Kathleen Tiede; Emerging Green Builders: Harmon Livingston; governance & legal: Melanie Gagnon; marketing & communications: Colleen Kuruluk; Programs: Dawn Fraser; director-at-large: Mark Ager.
has announced its board of directors for 2013-14: chair Brian Denysuik, CREDITAID; vice-chair Alice Sayant, Workers' Compensation Board of Manitoba; Mark Brubacher, Deloitte; Bill Comstock, Winnipeg Association of Public Service Officers; Brian Eckhardt, InfoMagnetics Technologies Corp.; Francine Deroche, Consultation Deroche; St©phane Dorge, Universit© de St-Boniface; Al Kowalec, National Leasing; Terry Masse, Community Living Winnipeg; Annitta Stenning, CancerCare Manitoba; Lisa Tinley, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. St. Amant would like to thank retiring board members Jeff Butler and Ann Zebrowski for their service in enhancing the lives of those with developmental disabilities and autism.
The Alumni Association Inc. of the University of Manitoba
is pleased to announce its 2013-14 board of directors: president, Heather Reichert, BComm (Hons) '83, CA/86; past president Ryan Buchanan, BSc '03, MSc '06; vice-president Ian Chambers, BN '93; vice-president and treasurer Kimberley Metcalfe, BComm (Hons) '97, CA '00; vice-president Shona Connelly, BA '81, MA '85; member at large Jeffrey Lieberman, BA '80, BComm (Hons) '83; secretary ex-officio Mark Robertson. Board members: Sajjad Hashmi, BA '97, BSc '06, MD '03; Kenneth Letander, BSW '12; Joe Masi, BA '80, ExtEd '89; Dawn Nedohin-Macek, B.Sc.(CompE) '02; Coleen Rajotte, BA(Adv) '89; Peri Venkatesh, MN '91, secretary. Elected to the board of governors: Romel Dhalla, BA '99, BComm (Hons) '04; Gwen Hatch, LLB '81; Rennie Zegalski, BComm (Hons) '95. University representatives: John Kearsey, vice-president (external), representing the university president; Tony Iacopino, representing the provost's council; Allan Turnbull, president, University of Manitoba Students' Union; Monika Wetzel, BHEcol '12, president, Manitoba Graduate Students Association
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