A new two-year mandate for Ms. Deanne Stapleton
OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Deanne Stapleton of St. John's to the board of directors of the St. John's Port Authority for a term ending October 8, 2016.
Ms. Stapleton has experience as an adjudicator at the Government of Canada's Office of the Commissioner of the Review Tribunals (OCRT) on cases related to the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security. Ms. Stapleton's prior experience includes that of constituent assistant to a now retired Member of Parliament and safety program development at Sobeys Inc., and at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. She holds a safety engineering technology diploma from the College of the North Atlantic, a certificate in criminology, as well as a bachelor of arts in sociology and folklore from Memorial University in Newfoundland.
- The St. John's Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA) established to manage the Port of St. John's under the Canada Marine Act. Eighteen CPAs now make up Canada's national port system. The CPAs are non-share capital corporations incorporated under the Canada Marine Act that are of strategic significance to Canada's trade. Their effective operation contributes to Canada's global competitiveness.
"I am pleased that Ms. Stapleton will serve on the board of the St. John's Port Authority, which will benefit from her experience as an adjudicator and her knowledge of safety engineering technology."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport
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SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information: Ashley Kelahear, Director of Communications, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700