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KAREN Velthuys has been appointed executive director of Career Trek Inc. Velthuys has been a leader in the education and non-profit sector for more than 20 years. Career Trek is a not-for-profit organization that helps young people by providing hands-on career-oriented programming at post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

Amanda Thorsteinsson has been appointed communications officer for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. She is a graduate from Red River College's Creative Communications program, majoring in journalism, and also has a degree in international development from Canadian Mennonite University. She spent a year serving with Mennonite Central Committee in Uganda, a year at Refuge Juan Moreno in Montreal assisting refugee claimants, and also did internships with the Winnipeg Free Press and Winnipeg's Citytv.

John D. Stefaniuk and Jeffrey A. Kowall from TDS Law were included as Leading Lawyers in the 2013 Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining publication.

Got a promotion or new contract? Contact Linda Mertin at 1355 Mountain Ave., Winnipeg, Man., R2X 3B6; email: linda.mertin@freepress.mb.ca.

COMPANIES

Pitblado Law is pleased to announce seven lawyers were selected by their peers for Best Lawyers in Canada 2014: Edward D. Brown (Real Estate Law, Banking and Finance); Tracey L. Epp (Labour and Employment Law); Adam Herstein (Information Technology Law); Thomas J. Kormylo (Securities Law); Jack R. London, C.M., Q.C. (Aboriginal Law); Norm Promislow (Trusts and Estates, Tax Law); Douglas G. Ward, Q.C. (Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring). In addition, Jack R. London is Winnipeg's Lawyer of the Year for 2014 in Aboriginal Law.

ACCI-CARE, a division of Accident Care Canada Inc, is pleased to announce Kerry Swanson has joined the company as president of Canadian operations responsible for business development and the launch of its Driver's Protection Program.

AWARDS

The World Education Congress 2013 awarded Prof. Digvir Jayas, vice-president (Research and International) at the University of Manitoba, with the Education Leadership Award at their recent meeting in Mumbai, India. The award was given in recognition of his leadership and contribution to the field of education.

BOARDS

Villa Rosa Inc. has announced its board of directors for 2013-14 : Guy Chartier, chairperson; Pam Harrison, treasurer; Shari Reitmeier, secretary; Candace Trussler, past chair

and board members Cindy Bolduc, Jairo Viafara, Jennifer Rattray, Linnae MacKenzie, Fr. Michael Koryluk, Lori Labine and Mary Pidlaski.

The Provincial Council of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate

is pleased to announce the 2013/14 board of directors for Holy Family Home, Inc.: Officers: Walter Kulyk, chairperson, Roman Zubach, vice-chair, Vera Chernecki, secretary, Walter Dlugosh, treasurer. Directors: Pat Besko, Janice Soluk, Eugenia Stefaniuk, Bill Balan, Don Cilinsky, Laura Heuring , Dr. Patricia Kmet, Anna-Marie Konopelny, Andrew Kulyk, Mike Kuzyk, Dr. Brian Lukie, Walter Saranchuk, Peter Washchyshyn, Dr. Peter Connelly, medical director. Ex-officio: Metropolitan Lawrence Huculak, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Winnipeg, Sr. Patricia Lacey, Provincial Superior, SSMI. Honourary Members of the Corporation: Nick Diakiw, Honourable Ted Glowacki, Joanne Huzel, Jack Kisil, Bill Markusa, Myron Musick, Honourable Ben Hewak, Peter Grant, Peter Swerhone.

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre is pleased to announce Trish Robinson as new Executive Director. The newly elected board of directors for 2012/13 are: co-chairs, Cam Grier and Pamela Sersun; treasurer, Gillian Thornton. Members, Sherri Pierce, Anna MacMahon, Tom Ens, Benjamin Kingdon.

Got a promotion or new contract? Contact Linda Mertin at 1355 Mountain Ave., Winnipeg, Man., R2X 3B6; email: linda.mertin@freepress.mb.ca.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 9, 2013 B6

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