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Dr. Ben Albensi
(principal investigator, synaptic plasticity and cellular memory dysfunction, division of neurodegenerative disorders, and associate professor, department of pharmacology and therapeutics, University of Manitoba) has been appointed to the board of directors of the Movement Centre of Manitoba (MCM). MCM uses conductive education to help people with neurological conditions gain or regain physical mobility, increased confidence and functional independence, while providing affordable access to all individuals who could benefit from conductive education programming. Albensi has also been appointed as associate editor for the journal Brain Injury. This journal is the official journal for the International Brain Injury Association, based at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.
Dr. Pawan Singal
Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences (ICS) at St. Boniface Hospital, and professor of physiology, University of Manitoba was recently inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) in Ottawa. Membership is considered one of the highest honours for the Canadian health sciences community. Singal is known worldwide for his work on oxidative stress (when oxygen is improperly handled within a cell) and heart failure, and researches why after a heart attack many patients subsequently go into heart failure. His pioneering studies have furthered understanding on how various antioxidants have the potential to prevent or treat the damage associated with the oxidative stress and the toxins created. Most recently, he has been researching anticancer drugs and changes that could be made to improve therapeutic approaches in the treatment of cancer patients. He has co-edited 30 books, published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts and received over 80 national and international recognitions.
has been appointed the new general manager of the West End Cultural Centre. Jonasson has 15 years of music experience with a broad perspective that encompasses the artist, management, promotion, booking, venue management and business facets of the industry. For 4½ years, he booked and ran Lo Pub, which provided a platform and a community for countless local, national, and international musicians to launch and promote their careers.
formerly of Economic Development Winnipeg and 5x Technology, has joined the team at the Eureka Project as vice-president for business development.
In her role, Motkaluk will play a crucial part in developing and driving the business development and strategy for the innovative technology companies Eureka helps launch and grow.
Richard Jones, P. Eng.
has joined Surefooting Consulting as chief consultant & coach. He brings nearly 25 years' experience in delivering transformational management and strategic planning solutions to companies in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia. His broad range of real-world experience and his ability to understand and leverage multicultural issues has made him an invaluable asset to clients around the world.
chairman of the board of Skills Connect Inc. and ThirdQuarter, along with the board of directors and staff, is pleased to announce Dr. W.A. Sam Shaw has been elected to the board of Skills Connect Inc. Sottana is also pleased to welcome Jim Gregg to the head office team as director, special services,
recruitment and business development.
Youth Employment Services Manitoba
has announced its board of directors for 2014/15: chairwoman, Angela Bye; vice-chairman, Gary Magorel; secretary/treasurer, Anthony Augustine. Members at large: Julie DeVoin, Adam Smoluk, Nicole Bowering, Norm Podolski, Art Jonasson, Colette Havens, Liz Rowe, Jaysa Toet. Executive director, Karen Velthuys.
La chorale des Intrepides
is pleased to announce its new musical director Bruce Waldie and its new board of directors: Michelle Bourgeois, president; Julie Lemoine, vice-president; Lynelle Hebert, treasurer; Elizabeth Whitaker-Jacques, secretary; Gwenith Comeault and Monique Desrosiers.
The Winnipeg Public Library board
is pleased to announce the 2014 members: Bill Zuk, chairman; Jeff Kovalik-Plouffe, vice-chairman; Robert Foster, treasurer; Joan Blakley, executive; Orest Kinasevych, executive; Coun. Paula Havixbeck; Coun. Harvey Smith; Bonni Book, Aengus Bridgman, David Chung, Gordon Crook, James Houston, Iyvan Michalchyshyn, Diana Szymanski; Rick Walker, manager of library services; Trevor Surgenor, provincial representative.
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