OTTAWA, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Roxanne Morrissey to the board of directors of the St. John's Port Authority until October 2014.
Ms. Morrissey's past experience includes work with a variety of businesses and non-profit organizations, as well as government. Roxanne is an equal equity partner with WaterWerks Communications in St. John's, Newfoundland, since 2000, helping clients to identify opportunities and develop strategies for business growth.
She has a B.A. from Memorial University of Newfoundland where she studied psychology and business.
- The St. John's Port Authority, which manages and promotes the Port of St. John's, is an autonomous federal agency created in 1999 pursuant to the Canada Marine Act. The Authority is financially self-sufficient, operates with full commercial discipline, and reinvests all earnings generated from activities into port infrastructure.
"I am pleased that Ms. Morrissey has agreed to become part of the St. John's Port Authority board of directors. Her strong marketing and communications experience will be great assets for the organization."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt,
Minister of Transport
St. John's Port Authority
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
Media Relations Transport Canada, Ottawa 613-993-0055
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