FUSION Halifax announces 2012-2013 Board of Directors

HALIFAX, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - At its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 8, FUSION Halifax announced its 2012-2013 Board of Directors. Led by Sarah Levy MacLeod, Chair, the 2012-2013 Board of Directors will continue FUSION Halifax's work to connect, engage and inspire the next generation of leaders in Halifax.

"FUSION Halifax just celebrated its fifth anniversary, and I'm proud of the impact this organization has made in such a short time," said Levy MacLeod. "I'll be joined on the board this year by 14 incredibly talented and passionate individuals. Our time will be spent generating new ideas, elevating important discussions, and activating signature programs that make Halifax a destination of choice for young people."

The 2012-2013 Board of Directors, as elected by FUSION Halifax members at the 2012 AGM:

Sarah Levy MacLeod
  Andrea Forbes
Director, Membership and Volunteerism
Marsha Andrews
Vice Chair
  Soulafa Al-Abbasi
Director, Immigration and Diversity
Chris Nichols
  Stacy O'Rourke
Director, artsScene
Sean Glover
Corporate Secretary and Legal Counsel
  Allison Oxner
Director, Health and Wellness
Meghan Cadue
Director, Strategy
  David Fleming
Director, Urban Development
Adam Sterling
Director, Communications
  Kelly Bennett
Director, The People Factor
Alana Milner
Director, Events and Emerging Ideas
  Kristin Lutes
Director, Sustainability
Adam Conter
Director, Marketing and Partnerships

"I'd like to thank outgoing chair Natasha Gibb and the entire 2011/12 board of directors for their leadership over the last 12 months," said Levy MacLeod. "The time and effort these volunteers have given to FUSION Halifax is proof that our generation is willing to work for positive progress. The outgoing board has made a profound and lasting impact on our organization and our city and I look forward to building on their great work over the coming year."

About FUSION Halifax
FUSION Halifax is an organization created by and for young people inspired to make their city a better, more sustainable place to live, work and play. Through its 2,500 members and volunteers, FUSION Halifax showcases existing opportunities ‐ and unleashes new ones ‐ to encourage civic and community engagement. 

FUSION runs on the strength and energy of volunteers and with the generous support of organizations like the Province of Nova Scotia.

For more information, or to join FUSION Halifax, visit www.fusionhalifax.ca.

SOURCE: Fusion Halifax

For further information:

Adam Sterling
Director of Communications
FUSION Halifax
(902) 240-1943

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