Laura Mikuska has been named co-chairwoman of the Ambassadors program of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. She is principal of Mikuska Group Inc., which provides senior leaders in the non-profit and charitable sector with advice on how to raise money sustainably. The Ambassadors encourage participation in the chamber's events and programs to build member commitment and retention. Rob Read, of Bison Fire Protection, is co-chairman.
Emile Shehata, PhD, P.Eng.,
has been promoted to vice-president of the infrastructure and environment division of Tetra Tech WEI. He will provide leadership in the continued growth of the Winnipeg office, service of our local clients and expansion of our key technical specialties into new geographies. Shehata brings 24 years of experience and a stellar track record of managing large-scale projects to the position. He demonstrates a commitment to excellence in quality of work products and development of innovative solutions, including two patent submissions for bridge decks.
Ambrosio Ringor, P.Eng.,
CIM assumes the role of director of business development and customer relations for the infrastructure and environment division of Tetra Tech WEI, in addition to his current leadership of the buildings and mechanical and electrical services group. He will co-ordinate the development of key pursuits and further develop long-term client relationships, especially within Manitoba.
has been appointed director of technology services for Online Business Systems. Popham has more than 35 years of experience in business and information technology. In his new position, he will provide delivery management and support on client projects in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He will be based out of Online's head office in Winnipeg.
of Century 21 Bachman & Associates has stepped into his new role as chairman of the federal affairs committee at the Canadian Real Estate Association. Weiss will hold the prestigious position for the next year. He will remain as chairman of the Manitoba political action committee and on the board of directors at the Manitoba Real Estate Association. Working with federal cabinet ministers, members of Parliament, parliamentary committees and senior officials, Weiss' committee will be responsible for overseeing advocacy and realtor action on the state of current housing and property-rights issues. CREA is a national association representing the real estate industry on federal public policy matters, providing member services and education.
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