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Michael Wasylin

Lawyer and East St. Paul deputy mayor, was recently elected as a Manitoba representative of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.



Edge Dental

now has two winners of the University of Manitoba Gold Medal award on its staff, Dr. Alanna Junaid, who won the award from the university's faculty of dentistry for the class of 2014 and one of the clinic's new dental hygienists, Aaron Benedict Szucsik, who received the same honour from the university's school of dental hygiene.


Tapper Cuddy LLP

is pleased to welcome two new associates, Paul Claire and Sadira Garfinkel. Claire joins us after several years at Justice Canada. His experience in leasing, asset and purchasing agreements, and financing will be an asset to our corporate clients. Garfinkel completed her articling with us and just received her call to the Manitoba bar in June. Her preferred areas of practice are civil litigation, focusing on insurance, personal injury, commercial and construction.



Verico One Link Mortgage & Financial

recently was awarded the Verico Canada Ambassador Award at the Verico conference in Las Vegas. The award represents recognition of professionalism and integrity in the mortgage brokerage industry.



The Children's Museum

announces its 2014/15 board of directors: Aileen Najduch, Manitoba Education, chairman; Gaetan Ruest, Investors Group, vice-chairman; Murray Derraugh, Derraugh Consulting, secretary; Chad Brick, Eastside Group of Companies, treasurer. Other board members: Karlee Blatz, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Loretta Kulchycki, the Great-West Life Assurance Company; Val Mollison, the Great-West Life Assurance Company; Joel Murchison, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Richard Olschewski, Olschewski & Feuer Barristers and Solicitors; Dinis Prazeres, JEDS Construction Ltd; Hedda Razik, Fenton's Group of Companies; and

James Wishart, Fillmore Riley.


The Immigrant Centre announces its 2014/15 board members: president, Cec Hanec; vice-president, David Ashcroft; vice-president, Robert Vineberg; treasurer, Alan Fernandes; secretary, James B. Popel; past president, Keith Solmundson; directors, Leslie Wilder, Dr. Namita Bhatnagar, Florence I. Carey, Holly Toupin, Milton Corado, Diane Wiesenthal; executive director, Linda Lalande.


The Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society announces its 2014/15 board of directors: president, Tamara Bodi; past president, Jason Permanand; treasurer, Lorne Kletke, APR; secretary, Julie Kentner; accreditation, Melanie Lee Lockhart; membership, Heather Olynick; mentorship, Steve West; communications, Kailey Barron and Emily Doer; programming, Hannah Rose Pratt and Alana Odegard.


Commissionaires Manitoba

announces its 2014/15 board of directors: LGen (Ret) Ray Crabbe; chairman, BGen (Ret) Pat Brennan; 1st vice- chairman, Cdr (Ret) Claude Michon; 2nd vice-chairman, MGen (Ret) Rick Linden; past chairman, Tom Reimer; CEO, and directors; HCpt David Negus, Lynn Hawkeye, Col. (Ret) Bob Poirier, Corrine Scott, LCdr Bill Shead and MGen (Ret) Dennis Tabbernor.


Dream Factory Foundation Inc.

has elected its 2014-15 board of directors: president, Kyle Romaniuk, the CHR Group; vice-president, Don Smith, ORG Canada; treasurer, Amanda Yon, Qualico; secretary, Marc Simard, M.Y. Professional Planning Inc. Shaun Chornley, Winnipeg Police Services; Lizette Grivicic, Diagnostic Services Manitoba; Leilani Kagan, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP; executive director, Grace Thomson; honorary spokesman, Andrew Ladd; medical adviser, Dr. Victor Chernick, Children's Hospital; dream liaison, Cathy Bourne, CancerCare Manitoba. The Dream Factory was founded in Winnipeg in 1983 as the first organization of its kind in Canada, dedicated to making dreams come true for Manitoba children suffering from a life-threatening illness and remains a 100 per cent Manitoba organization.


The Health Sciences Centre Foundation

is pleased to announce its board of directors for 2014-15. Kevin McFadden, chairman; Tina Jones, vice-chairman; Andrew Stibbard, treasurer. Directors: Megan Adams, Richard Buchwald, Daniel Chisick, Silvia De Sousa, Dana Erickson, William S. Gardner, John Heimbecker, David Holt, Derek Johannson, Jennifer Jones, Brian Lerner, Mike Linton, James Morden, Dr. Christine Peschken, Jeff Rabb, Scott Stirton, Carole Stockwell, Dr. John Wilkins, Jill Winograd and Paul Challoner.


On Screen Manitoba

has selected its new board of directors for 2014-15: Producer chairmen, Merit Jensen Carr, Merit Motion Pictures (co-chairman of the board);

Jeff Peeler, Frantic Films (co-chairman of the board); Jean du Toit, Peripatetic Pictures; Kevin Glasier, Tactica Interactive (secretary, vice-chairman membership); Patrick Clement, Media RendezVous Inc.; Louis Paquin, Les Productions Rivard (vice-chairman government relations and regulatory affairs); Tina Keeper, Kistikan Pictures; Commercial producer chairman: Jonathan Lê Coelement; Supplier / services chairman, Rachel Margolis, Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson (vice-chairman governance and nominations); Professionnal services chairman, Lawrence Dennis, RBC Royal Bank (treasurer); Ken Zorniak, Buffalo Gal Pictures (member at large). Broadcaster chairman, Iris Yudai, CBC Manitoba; ACTRA chairman, Robert Macklin, ACTRA Manitoba; DGC chairman, Scott McLaren, DGC Manitoba; IATSE chairman, Rob Rowan, IATSE Local 856; non-designated chairmen, Clinton Skibitzky, Dacapo Productions (vice-chairman finance), RoseAnna Schick, RAS Creative; Danishka Esterhazy, Red Czarina.


The Provincial Council of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate

is pleased to announce the 2014/15 board of directors for Holy Family Home, Inc. Officers: Roman Zubach, chairman, Peter Washchyshyn, vice-chairman, Vera Chernecki, secretary, Walter Dlugosh, treasurer. Directors: Bill Balan, Don Boitson, Andrew Bryk, Don Cilinsky, Peter Connelly, Laura Heuring, Dr. Patricia Kmet, Anna-Marie Konopelny, Andrew Kulyk, Mr. Mike Kuzyk, Dr. Brian Lukie, Walter Saranchuk, Sr. Janice Soluk, Sr. Eugenia Stefaniuk, ex-officio: Metropolitan Lawrence Huculak, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Winnipeg, Sr. Patricia Lacey, provincial superior, SSMI Honorary members of the corporation: Nick Diakiw, Ted Glowaki, Peter Grant, Benjamin Hewak, Joanne Huzel, Jack Kisil, Mr. Walter Kulyk, Bill Markusa, Myron Musick, Terry Prychitko and Peter Swerhone.


Skills Connect Inc.

has elected its 2014-15 board of directors: Frank Sottana, chairman; Michael Selci, vice-chairman; Regan Windsor, treasurer; Remo DeSordi, secretary and legal counsel; Tim Jones, president/CEO (ex-officio). Directors: Frank Sottana, Michael Selci, Alberta, Regan Windsor, Ken Thomas, Remo Desordi, Wadood Ibrahim, Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Ontario.


Bravestone Centre Inc.

is proud to announce its new name (formerly WISH Inc.-- Women in Second Stage Housing) and 2014-15 board of directors: chairman, Lee Vandenbroeck; vice-chairman, Rae Pratt, treasurer, Tannis Buzza, secretary, Heather Hill. Members: Katherine Hallick, Kate Schellenberg, Jonathan Webber, Richard Mcilearney, Aruna Hall. Executive director, Lori Rudniski M.Ed (psych), CCC, CCC-S.


The Selkirk & District Community Foundation

is pleased to announce the board of directors for 2014 -15, chairman Kelly Lewis; vice-chairman, Gord Henrikson; treasurer, Bill Bodman; secretary, Shirley Muir. Directors: Stan Halbesma (grants committee, youth in philanthropy and fund development), Heather Hogg (grants committee and youth in philanthropy), Mark Webster (IT & communications); Doug Chorney (investment committee) and Michele Polinuk (grants committee and policy development). Bev Clegg, executive director; administrative assistant, Carole Wiedemann.


Entrepreneurs Organization Winnipeg Chapter

is pleased to announce its 2014-15 board of directors; Ben Sparrow, president; Laura Lomow, past president; Brian Lowes. Chairmen: Dinis Prazeres, Robb Denomme, Richard Marchetti, Tanya Maric, Strategic Alliance; Darryl Stewart, Eric Johannson, Lisa Hiebert.


The Immigrant Centre

has elected its board members for 2014-15: president, Cec Hanec; vice-president, David Ashcroft; vice-president, Robert Vineberg; treasurer, Alan Fernandes; secretary, James B. Popel; past president, Keith Solmundson. Directors: Leslie Wilder, Dr. Namita Bhatnagar, Florence I. Carey, Holly Toupin, Milton Corado, Diane Wiesenthal. Executive director, Linda Lalande.


The National Screen Institute -- Canada (NSI)

is pleased to announce the appointment of Brendon Sawatzky to the programming director position. He comes to NSI most recently from the NFB.

Sawatzky has had a long association with NSI -- his latest work was as a faculty member for the NSI Drama Prize and NSI aboriginal documentary courses. Prior to that, he was part of NSI's staff in the role of NSI Features First program manager.


Manitobans for the Arts

has elected its 2014-15 board of directors: Randy Joynt, chairman; Thom Sparling, vice-chairman; Roberta Christianson, secretary; Sara Stasiuk, treasurer, Alan Freeman, Camilla Holland, Evan Klassen, Katarina Kupca, Claudette Leclerc, Nicole Matiation, Tanya McFadyen, Karen Oliver, Lynne Skromeda, Robert Vineberg, Jamie Wright.


The Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association

elected its 2014-15 executive and board of directors: president, David Tweed; vice-president, Kevin Stewart; treasurer, Dan Rosentreter;

Directors at large: Jared Funk, Jordan Harvey, Robert Fisher, Tricia Klassen, Lean Farthing-Nichol.


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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 28, 2014 B6

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