Mr. Murray brings significant experience in leadership and public
OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2011 /CNW/ - Canada's Public Policy Forum is pleased to
announce that Larry Murray will be the new Chair of the Forum's Board of Directors.
Mr. Murray, Vice Admiral (Ret'd) and former Deputy Minister (Department
of Fisheries and Oceans and Veterans Affairs Canada), has held a number
of senior positions in the Canadian Forces and Public Service.
A Vimy Award recipient, Mr. Murray has served as a member of the RCMP's
Task Force on Governance and Cultural Change, a mentor for the Trudeau
Foundation and the first Chair of the Veterans Ombudsman Advisory
Committee. He is a member of the National Defence Audit Committee,
Chair of the Privy Council Office Audit Committee, President of the
Nova Scotia Mainland Division of the Navy League of Canada and
honourary Grand President of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Mr. Murray will succeed David Brown, Counsel, Davies Ward Phillips &
Vineberg LLP and former chair of the Ontario Securities Commission.
"The Forum wishes to extend its deepest gratitude to David Brown who has
helped lead the Forum to new heights," said David Mitchell, President and CEO of the Public Policy Forum. "We are proud of all of
the Forum's Board members, distinguished Canadian leaders who guide the Forum in its goal
of championing good governance."
About the Public Policy Forum:
The Public Policy Forum is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving
the quality of government in Canada through enhanced dialogue among the
public, private and voluntary sectors. The Forum believes that good
government, robust public policy and strong democratic institutions
depend on the contributions of all sectors of society.
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