HALIFAX, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - At its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 8, FUSION Halifax announced its 2012-2013 Board of Directors. Led by Sarah Levy MacLeod, Chair, the 2012-2013 Board of Directors will continue FUSION Halifax's work to connect, engage and inspire the next generation of leaders in Halifax.
"FUSION Halifax just celebrated its fifth anniversary, and I'm proud of the impact this organization has made in such a short time," said Levy MacLeod. "I'll be joined on the board this year by 14 incredibly talented and passionate individuals. Our time will be spent generating new ideas, elevating important discussions, and activating signature programs that make Halifax a destination of choice for young people."
The 2012-2013 Board of Directors, as elected by FUSION Halifax members at the 2012 AGM:
| Sarah Levy MacLeod
| Andrea Forbes
Director, Membership and Volunteerism
| Marsha Andrews
| Soulafa Al-Abbasi
Director, Immigration and Diversity
| Chris Nichols
| Stacy O'Rourke
| Sean Glover
Corporate Secretary and Legal Counsel
| Allison Oxner
Director, Health and Wellness
| Meghan Cadue
| David Fleming
Director, Urban Development
| Adam Sterling
| Kelly Bennett
Director, The People Factor
| Alana Milner
Director, Events and Emerging Ideas
| Kristin Lutes
| Adam Conter
Director, Marketing and Partnerships
"I'd like to thank outgoing chair Natasha Gibb and the entire 2011/12 board of directors for their leadership over the last 12 months," said Levy MacLeod. "The time and effort these volunteers have given to FUSION Halifax is proof that our generation is willing to work for positive progress. The outgoing board has made a profound and lasting impact on our organization and our city and I look forward to building on their great work over the coming 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 runs on the strength and energy of volunteers and with the generous support of organizations like the Province of Nova Scotia.
For more information, or to join FUSION Halifax, visit www.fusionhalifax.ca.
SOURCE: Fusion Halifax
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