A new mandate for Melanie Bell Hughes
OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Melanie Bell Hughes to the board of directors of the Saint John Port Authority until December 2016.
Since 1995, Ms. Bell Hughes has been owner and vice-president of Hughes Communications Inc., in Saint John, New Brunswick, handling marketing and advertising for corporate clients. Previously, she worked six years at NBTel as a promotions coordinator and a sales representative.
Ms. Bell Hughes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick. She is a board member of the Rocmaura Foundation and also serves her community in the Rocmaura Family Council, and the Saint John Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
- The Saint John Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA) established to manage the Port of Saint John under the Canada Marine Act. Its mandate is to oversee the operation of the port, provide the required infrastructure to support maritime trade and to promote the port in the best interests of Canada's domestic and international waterborne trade.
"I am pleased to appoint Ms. Bell Hughes to the board of directors of the Saint John Port Authority. Her strong marketing skills and business insight will be valuable to the authority."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt,
Minister of Transport
Saint John Port Authority
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
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