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Laurie Fischer

has been appointed to the position of fundraising director for the PC Party of Manitoba. Fischer has over 30 years sales, marketing and fundraising experience and will be responsible for co-ordinating fundraising activities (including Donor Club memberships) for the PC Party of Manitoba.



People First Recruitment & Executive Search

welcomes Kristen Enright to the firm as a talent-sourcing consultant and trainer. Originally from Washington, D.C., Enright moved to Winnipeg from New York in 2011 where she previously worked on Wall Street with BNY Mellon. Currently working toward her MBA at the Asper School, Enright is highly connected within the business community, positioning her for success as she introduces the new talent-sourcing and consulting service line from People First.


The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

has named Loren Remillard vice-president of policy and public affairs. With more than 18 years of public policy and outreach experience in government and the non-profit sector, Remillard will lead the chamber's initiatives to effect change in government policy and practices to support a growing and thriving business community. A certified graduate of the International Association for Public Participation, he also holds a master's degree in political studies from the University of Manitoba.


Dorothy Dobbie, president of Pegasus Publications Inc.,

is pleased to announce Tania Moffat has joined their team as editor of their new publication The Hub. Moffat has worked on various national trade magazines in Winnipeg's publishing industry for the last nine years. Pegasus Publications Inc. is committed to creating niche magazines that are useful, interesting, entertaining and beautiful and which build relationships between readers and advertisers.



The Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba

is proud to announce Sean Sweeney, fellow and life member of the institute, has received a Golden Jubilee Award in recognition of his contributions to the development of the profession of management consulting and to the recognition of the Institute and the Certified Management Consultant designation under the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba Act.


Manitoba Bar Association

the professional association of lawyers, judges, law students and law professors, is pleased to announce its award recipients for 2013-14: Distinguished Service Award -- Alan Scarth, CM, QC.; Pro Bono Award -- New Directions team from Taylor McCaffrey LLP; Community Involvement Award -- Alain Huberdeau; Council Member Award -- Karlee Blatz; Headnotes & Footnotes Award -- Antonio Cellitti and Isabel Ross (MacLean); Hunt Award -- Patricia Lane.



Claims Association of Manitoba

has announced its board of executives for 2014: Rod Owen, senior case manager with Manitoba Public Insurance, president; Jo-Ann Trudeau, senior case manager Manitoba Public Insurance, vice-president; Ruth Vezeau, senior claims specialist with Canada Life, treasurer; Kristen Dionne, LTD case manager with Manulife, public relations; Donna Nordstrom, senior case manager with Manitoba Public Insurance, secretary; Evan MacDonald, disability case management consultant with Winnipeg Civic Employees Benefit Program, Membership representative; Allison Harder, case manager with Western Life, past president.


The Conservative Club of Winnipeg

has recently elected its board of directors and officers for 2014: Gregg Burner, president; Hugh McMorrow, past president; Robert Harper, vice-president; Rick Pinchin, treasurer; Paul Taylor, secretary. Board members: John Alexander, John Davidson, John Feldsted, Dick Mulholland, Jack Reimer, Belinda Squance, Helen Sterzer, Trudy Turner. Auditor: Ron Hesford.


The Board of Directors of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities

has two new directors. The City of Winnipeg appointed Coun. Jeff Browaty to serve as Winnipeg director, and northern district members acclaimed Coun. Luke Robinson, City of Thompson, to serve as northern director. The AMM represents all incorporated municipalities in Manitoba.


Carpathia Credit Union Limited

is pleased to announce its 2014-15 board of directors: Dr. Taras Babick, president; Roman Zubach, vice-president; Noella Pylypowich, secretary; Don Cilinsky, Bohdan Halkewycz, Walter Kulyk, Irka Semaniuk, Peter Washchyshyn, and Susan Zuk.

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