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Jenna Buckley

is now the talent-acquisition lead for Monsanto Canada Inc. Buckley will be responsible for Monsanto Canada's talent-acquisition strategy as well as recruiting for key positions across the country. Prior to joining Monsanto Canada, Buckley was with People First HR Services for six years leading a recruitment practice and managing a sourcing team. She is a certified human resources professional and currently sits on the board of directors of the Human Resources Management Association of Manitoba.

Candace Grammond

partner at Pitblado Law, has been named one of Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers under 40 in Canada. Grammond has been recognized for her legal acumen, leadership, dedication to the practice of law, contributions to the firm and her activities to help promote lawyering in the future. She is a member of Pitblado Law's executive committee and practises in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law.

COMPANIES

Imperial Properties

a leading property management firm in the Winnipeg area, has chosen Marsh Canada as its exclusive provider of insurance and risk-management services. A global leader in insurance brokering and risk management, Marsh Canada helps businesses and organizations protect their investments through a wide range of industry-leading solutions.

AWARDS

Manitoba Trucking Association

award winners: MTA 2013 Pioneer Club inductees are Gary Arnold and Gerald Gardy, both from Arnold Bros. Transport. The MTA Pioneers Club recognizes members of the trucking industry who have been continually employed in the trucking business for at least 25 years, are currently in a management role and have made positive contributions to industry during that time. MTA-Volvo Trucks Canada Manitoba Driver of the Year is Mark Tricco of Bison Transport for his extensive safety record, 33 years of accident-free driving and his commitment to a safer industry. MTA-Payne Transportation LP Associate of the Year is Bert Wiebe, of Marsh Canada. Wiebe has been an invaluable resource to the MTA for more than 20 years. Starting his career as a truck mechanic, he branched off into 27 years focused on safety and compliance in the transportation sector. MTA-RBC Royal Bank Service to Industry award was presented to Tom Payne Jr. of Payne Transportation. Payne began his career in the industry as a teenager and moved from odd jobs to dispatcher to commercial driver and in 2008 was appointed president and general manager of Payne Transportation. MTA-SHAW Tracking Distinguished Member Award was presented to Penner International for its generations of dedication to the efforts of the MTA and the industry. Penner is a three-generation family company that began with one truck in 1923 and now serves the country with locations in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and B.C. The Penner family has also been active with provincial and national trucking associations, with several of their team serving in executive positions with the MTA.

COMPANIES

The Reh-Fit Centre and the Reh-Fit Foundation

announce they have been accredited by Imagine Canada's standards program. Accreditation under this Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and non-profits recognizes Reh-Fit has met externally established standards and achieved excellence in five key areas: board governance, financial accountability and transparency; ethical fundraising; staff management and volunteer involvement.

BOARDS

Dr. Louisa Loeb Permit Teachers of Manitoba

has announced their board of directors for 2013-14: John Bock, president; Wally Stoyko, vice president; Theresa Antoniuk, secretary; Karen Boughton, treasurer; Edith Alexiuk, registrar. Members at large: Andrew Alexiuk, Keith Boughton, Margaret Lesperance and Jack Mohr.

Dr. E.A. (Ted) Lyons, OC, chairman of the board of the Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre,

is pleased to announce Karyn Glass, Dr. Mirtha Lopez and David Marr have joined the board of directors. The Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre is a personal-care home in south Winnipeg that honours Jewish values and traditions while welcoming seniors of all backgrounds.

The Progressive Conservative Rossmere Association

is pleased to announce its 2013-14 board: Peter J. Manastyrsky, president; Theodore Geurds, first vice-president; Regan Archambault, second vice-president; Lana Ochman, secretary; Les Isaacs, treasurer; Kaur Sidhu, candidate of record; Dr.Brett Carter, director; Darcy Ochman, director; Geoff Archambault, northeast regional director.

JCI Winnipeg

has elected its board for 2014: Danelle Hueging, president (entrepreneur, Fitness-on-the-go); Johanna Wood, past president (director of business development & communications at Vandenbergs Fine Jewellery); Katrina Hueging, vice-president fellowship (manager of training and development at Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba); Tyla Turman, vice-president sponsorship/marketing (works at Health Canada; Tyla Turman Photography); Natasha Fisher, vice-president membership (account executive at Morneau Shepell); Jennilee Traa, treasurer (HRMS specialist at the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.); Stephanie Collins, secretary (resourcing adviser human resources at the Canada Revenue Agency). Directors: Andriana Demchuk (student, Red River College business administration program); Jason Searcy (branch manager at Wyatt Dowling Insurance Brokers); Joel Mabon (agricultural sales); Simon Methot (youth projects officer at CDEM Manitoba)

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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 25, 2013 B5

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