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Posted: 07/21/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: 0

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PEOPLE

The City of Winnipeg Museums Board

is pleased to welcome Alison Letourneau as its new co-ordinator. She will be responsible for supporting the board's mandate of furthering the city's heritage preservation policy to ensure the ongoing preservation of Winnipeg's museums, resources and assets. She brings previous key managerial roles at or connected to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, McNally Robinson, Red River College, Hosteling International and the Manitoba Children's Museum, as well as professional and volunteer time dedicated to the Hay Literature Festival and the Winnipeg Public Libraries.

 

Sam Dube

has joined Republic Architecture Inc. as their office co-ordinator. A graduate of the Canadian Mennonite University in business and administration, Dube manages the office's operations and procedures including its accounting, infrastructure and human resource needs. She previously lived and worked in England before deciding to establish herself in Winnipeg, where she further developed her extensive background in business administration and human resource management for a number of companies.

 

John Stefaniuk

from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP has been notified of his inclusion in the 2014 edition of Who's Who Legal: Environment, which forms part of The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers published by Who's Who Legal. Stefaniuk has been continuously listed in this international directory of leading lawyers since 2005.

 

Sacha Paul

from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP has recently received his call to the Nunavut bar.

 

Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP

congratulates Eugene Warwaruk on his call to the Manitoba bar and welcomes him as an associate lawyer. Warwaruk will continue his practice in the firm's Steinbach office, primarily in real estate, wills and estates, agriculture and corporate/commercial areas of law.

 

Wendy Shrimpton

is the new vice-president of property and casualty insurance for CAA Manitoba, a new role in the organization. Wendy brings to CAA Manitoba over 30 years of sales management, leadership, coaching, strategic planning and product development with Manitoba Blue Cross. She is responsible for positioning CAA Manitoba as a leader in providing insurance products and services.

 

Mathew Henderson and Alec Leflour

have joined YES! Winnipeg as business development professionals responsible for creating new jobs in ICT, financial services and insurance, and advanced manufacturing and life sciences sectors respectively. YES! Winnipeg, an initiative within Economic Development Winnipeg, seeks to create new jobs by attracting new companies here and assisting existing companies to expand and local entrepreneurs to open new facilities.

 

David Baker, CEO of Think Shift Advertising

has announced Chris Bachinski has taken on the role of president for the company's newly created strategic shared services and consulting services divisions. With 20 years of sales and operations management to his credit, and a background in distribution, transportation, logistics and marketing industries, Bachinski is skilled at developing people and process.

 

Bruce Kirk

has been appointed as associate director of social enterprise for Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba. Kirk has extensive experience in leadership in the non-profit sector.

 

Vince Solomon

has been named Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba's new aboriginal neighbours co-ordinator.

 

COMPANIES

Dillon Consulting Limited

has been approved by Manitoba Hydro to provide retro-commissioning (RCx) engineering services as part of Manitoba Hydro's commercial building optimization program (CBOP). The Manitoba Hydro CBOP program partially funds the RCx of commercial buildings to identify energy-saving opportunities that are intended to ultimately realize accumulative and persistent savings in building operating costs.

 

AWARDS

Digvir Jayas

vice-president (research and international) and distinguished professor at the University of Manitoba was honoured with the 2014 Kishida International Award by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers during its annual meeting, for his distinguished leadership and outstanding record of international collaboration in grain-storage research and education.

 

Making Roots Montessori Centre Inc.

were voted Best Montessori School in Winnipeg in the 2014 Top Choice Awards. These awards are voted on across Canada and this year's competition received over 600,000 votes, bringing in over 900 winners sitting on the top spot. Co-founders Kristen Shipman-Adams and Megan Turner thank everyone who voted for Making Roots and are honoured to receive this award.

 

BOARDS

The Retired Teachers' Association of Manitoba

recently elected its board of directors for 2014-15: president, Wayne A. Hughes, Winnipeg; vice-president, Marvin Krawec, Portage la Prairie;

secretary, Judy Olmstead, Brandon; treasurer, Carol Pelton, Thompson. Directors: Alex Boyes, Peter Carney, Frank Fiorentino, Guy Hansen, Barbara McDole, and Peggy Prendergast from Winnipeg; Ralph Cibula, Gladstone; Joan Dawson, Thompson; Jag Malik, Gilbert Plains; Doreen Sage, Neepawa; Ray Sitter, Brandon; and John Sushelnitsky, Portage la Prairie.


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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 21, 2014 B7

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