TORONTO, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - Tim Kennish, Chairman of the Board of Directors
of BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING, today announced the appointment of Wendy Wong as
President and CEO. Ms. Wong replaces Martha O'Connor, who after 15 years of
dedicated service as Executive Director, has decided to retire.
"Wendy has a 21 year track record of success in the not-for-profit sector
and brings particular expertise in the areas of development and government
relations, along with the other essential skills this leadership position
demands," says Kennish. "She is an outstanding communicator, a sensitive
leader, and an experienced community-builder."
Over the last 21 years, Ms. Wong has earned distinction in senior
leadership roles at the Canadian Hemophilia Society, The Arthritis Society,
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Her
achievements in these roles are many and impressive.
BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING provides grants to start and sustain successful
school-based breakfast, lunch and snack programs. Its vision is to ensure
every child attends school well nourished and ready to learn.
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About BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING
BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING is the leading non-profit organization dedicated
to funding community-based student nutrition programs in Canada. Working to
ensure that every child in Canada attends school well-nourished and ready to
learn, BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING provides funds, nutrition education, resources
and program support to student nutrition programs across the country. To date,
millions of nutritious breakfasts, lunches and snacks have been provided
through the programs we support. For more information about BREAKFAST FOR
LEARNING, visit www.breakfastforlearning.ca.
For further information:
For further information: Ann Dennis, Senior Manager, Marketing and
Communications, BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING, (B) (416) 218-3540 ext. 4429, (C)
(416) 985-1516, firstname.lastname@example.org