portfolio manager and investment adviser with TD Waterhouse Private Investment Advice and past chair of Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, has been appointed to CSI Global Education's FCSI National Advisory Council.
James Doer, CA, CFP
has been appointed office managing partner for BDO Canada LLP in Winnipeg. Doer is president and chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba.
Geoff Garland, CA
tax partner for BDO Canada LLP, has been elected president of the Estate Planning Council of Winnipeg.
Kathleen Klaasen, RN, MN, GNC(c)
is the new chief executive officer of The Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre. She served as manager of nursing initiatives with the WRHA, and has a master of nursing degree in gerontology and certification in gerontological nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association.
Celia C. S. Fergusson and Iain C. McDonald
have joined Fillmore Riley LLP as associates. Fergusson focuses on insurance litigation and labour law, and McDonald on corporate and commercial law.
director of the Manitoba Companies Office and past president of the International Association of Commercial Administrators, has been invited to speak at the European Commerce Registries Forum. He will be presenting in Ohrid, Macedonia.
Val Shawel Noseworthy
middle years consultant in the Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment Branch of Manitoba Education, was named Alpha Omega Alumnae Ukrainian Woman of the Year for 2012.
has been appointed chief financial officer of Cangene Corp. Lamothe has 20 years of business and financial experience, and will be based at Cangene's headquarters in Winnipeg.
has joined People First HR Services as practice leader, accounting and finance recruitment. Johannson has management experience with both small and large businesses, and received her HR management education from the University of Winnipeg.
a Calgary-based provider of web telephony services, has expanded its sales force to Winnipeg, appointing Larry Jacques as local sales director. Formerly based in Calgary, Jacques leads the ITSportsNet brand from Winnipeg which, the company said, "provides him with a central base from which to service our Canadian clients." He will continue to work with large national and provincial sporting organizations as well as manage ITSportsNet's sales operations in Calgary and Toronto.
owner of Bounce Design and chair of the Provencher Boulevard BIZ, was presented with an award by Mayor Sam Katz for outstanding contribution to the Provencher Boulevard Business Improvement Zone.
Assiniboine Credit Union
won Gold in the 2012 Commuter Friendly Workplace Awards. The awards, presented by Green Action Centre, recognize workplaces that support their employees to carpool, take transit, walk or cycle to work through related infrastructure, workplace policies, promotional events, and incentive programs.
Manitoba Council for International Education
executive council: president, Karen Strobel; past president, Garry Dyck; vice-president, Gary Gervais; treasurer, Susan Deane; secretary, Randy Langstaff; marketing chair, Colin Fraser; members at large: Carmelle Mulaire, Rae-Lynn Rempel, Nigel Dixon.
Green Action Centre
has elected two new directors to its board: Vicky Reaney and William Dowie. Dr. Peter Miller was re-elected to a further two-year term. They join Colin Crolly, Robin Beukens, Denis De Pape, Anika Terton and Sara Thrift as directors for 2012-13.
2012-13 board: Kyla Kramps, PricewaterhouseCoopers, chair; Peggy Yuill, Investors Group, vice-chair; Murray Derraugh, Blue Chip Leasing Corp., secretary; and Glen Gosling, CIBC, treasurer. Other members: Susan Auch, Realtor; Karlee Blatz, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Carla Gray, Independent Perspective; Val Mollison, Great-West Life Assurance Co.; Aileen Najduch, Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth; Richard Olschewski, Olschewski & Feuer Barristers and Solicitors; Hedda Razik, Fenton's Group of Companies; and Gaetan Ruest, Investors Group.
NorWest Co-op Community Health
board for 2012-13: Ivan Sabesky, president; Ken Grove, 1st vice president; Lisa Stiver, 2nd vice president; Dan Skwarchuk, treasurer; Andy Morrison, secretary; Linda Ring, Ron Keller, Gerri Hamilton, Emily Reimer, Casie Nishi, Trevor Grafton, Rae Pratt, Kent McQueen, Nicole Ritchot, Ginny Witkowski-Sudlow.
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