GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's
Labour Minister, today announced the appointment of Ms. Shelley Rowan
as Governor representing Nova Scotia on the Council of Governors of the
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) for a
three-year term effective June 6, 2013.
"I am pleased that Ms. Rowan has accepted this appointment," said
Minister Raitt. "Throughout various leadership positions at the
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, she has gained a wealth of
experience which will benefit the Council."
Ms. Rowan currently serves as Vice President, Prevention and Service
Delivery, at the Worker's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, an
organization she has been involved with since 1998.
She graduated from Mount St. Vincent University in Public Relations, and
furthered her studies in organizational theories and industrial
relations. Ms. Rowan also serves on a number of boards for
organizations such as Mount St. Vincent University, Threads of Life
(National Workplace Tragedy Family Support Association), Safety
Services Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University Dean of Medicine Advisory
Board, and LeaderCity Canada.
The CCOHS is governed by a tripartite council representing governments
(federal, provincial and territorial), employers, and labour, which
assists in delivering a trustworthy and complete occupational health
and safety service, and ensures that the information CCOHS disseminates
For more information on the CCOHS, please visit http://www.ccohs.ca.
SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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