FUSION Halifax announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors at Annual General Meeting

HALIFAX, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - At its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 14, FUSION Halifax announced its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Led by Marsha Andrews, Chair, the 2013-2014 Board of Directors will continue FUSION Halifax's work to encourage civic engagement and professional development as a means to making the city and ideal location for young professionals. 

"I'm excited and honoured to lead FUSION Halifax and build on the momentum of the past six years," said Andrews. "I'm very fortunate to be joined this year by a diverse and talented board of directors, who I'm confident will seize every opportunity to develop and grow FUSION into an even more exciting and engaging organization for our members."

The 2013-2014 Board of Directors, as elected by FUSION Halifax members at the 2013 AGM: 

Marsha Andrews
Soulafa Al-Abbasi
Vice Chair
  Alyson Murray
Director, Membership and
Emily MacRae
  Rachel Arron
Director, Entrepreneurship
Sarah McInnes
Corporate Secretary and Legal Counsel
  Jennifer Liu
Director, Immigration and Diversity
Andrea Forbes
Director, Strategy
  Jonathan Dyer
Director, Health and Wellness
Adam Sterling
Director, Marketing and

Kelly Bennett
Director, The People Factor
Keith Budgell
Director, Events and Emerging Ideas 
  Kelly Schnare
Director, Sustainability  

Directors of Arts and Culture and Urban Development will be announced at a later date.

"I'm so grateful to the outgoing board of directors and Chair Sarah Levy MacLeod," said Andrews. "The level of dedication shown by each and every director over the past year is truly unparalleled. Halifax has been made a stronger and better city for young professionals because of their work and I'm thrilled to be able to carry that reputation and responsibility on through the next 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 Halifax operates with the support of its sponsors including the Province of Nova Scotia, Kings Wharf and Crombie REIT. For more information, or to join FUSION Halifax for free, visit www.fusionhalifax.ca

SOURCE: Fusion Halifax

For further information:

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

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