VANCOUVER, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - PR Associates National Communications, a national public relations and communications agency, and the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) congratulate Bill Adsit, former president and chief executive officer
of TNDC, on his recent appointment to the BC Hydro and Power Authority
board of directors.
"I am honoured to be named to the board of BC Hydro and look forward to
working with my fellow directors to oversee the implementation of BC
Hydro's long-term vision of 'Reliable Power at Low Cost for
Generations,'" said Bill. "I see this appointment as a tremendous
opportunity to continue to strengthen and develop business
relationships while jointly providing responsible stewardship to one of
our province's most important resources."
In his capacity as director, Bill will also serve on one or more of the
four standing committees of BC Hydro's board, and on the boards of
directors of BC Hydro's four active subsidiaries, all of which meet
quarterly. His appointment came into effect/term began on November 25
and continues until the end of 2014.
"Bill Adsit is an excellent addition to BC Hydro's board of directors,"
said Robert Simpson, president and chief executive officer of PR
Associates. "He is a true visionary and outstanding business leader.
Bill excels at building relationships and brings great vision and
extensive knowledge and leadership experience to his role as a
"I congratulate Bill Adsit on his respected appointment," said Garry
Merkel, CEO/president of TNDC. "Bill has a very strong work ethic and
will bring a solid business sense to this board. His experience with
First Nations, managing businesses to build hydro and other
infrastructure, and auditing and managing finances will be very
valuable perspectives for the BC Hydro board."
Bill retired as the president and CEO of TNDC at the end of September
after 10 years at the helm. Earlier this year, he was recognized with
an Industry Council for Aboriginal Business award recognizing his
leadership and contributions in fostering business between Aboriginal
and non-Aboriginal business in his work with TNDC and support of other
First Nations in capitalizing on economic opportunities.
About Tahltan National PR Communications
Tahltan National PR Communications (TNPRC) provides public relations and
communication services to corporations, organizations and individuals.
TNPRC is a joint venture between the Tahltan Nation Development
Corporation (TNDC), the business development arm of the Tahltan Nation,
and PR Associates (National) Communications, a national public
relations and communication agency.
About PR Associates
PR Associates (National) Communications is a national public relations
and communication agency that aligns itself with resource companies and
key stakeholders committed to corporate social responsibility. Practice
areas include Aboriginal, community, government and media relations,
corporate and crisis communication and employee retention and
engagement. Whether you have something to share, need to build a
relationship, or set the record straight, PR Associates can help you
through effective, strategic public affairs, public relations or
communication aimed at earning trust and building meaningful
relationships with stakeholders and rights holders. For more
information, visit www.prassociates.com.
About the TNDC
The Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) is the business arm of
the Tahltan Nation. The TNDC provides a network of specialized
contracting services for the building construction, forestry,
hydroelectric power, mining and road construction industries as well as
support operation in administration and accounting, ground
transportation and heavy equipment hauling. It was established to
enable the Nation to fully participate in the economic activities and
development occurring within Tahltan traditional territory and to
provide employment, training and contracting opportunities to Tahltan
members. For more information, visit www.tndc.ca.
SOURCE: PR Associates
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