HALIFAX, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - At its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 14, FUSION Halifax announced its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Led by Marsha Andrews, Chair, the 2013-2014 Board of Directors will continue FUSION Halifax's work to encourage civic engagement and professional development as a means to making the city and ideal location for young professionals.
"I'm excited and honoured to lead FUSION Halifax and build on the momentum of the past six years," said Andrews. "I'm very fortunate to be joined this year by a diverse and talented board of directors, who I'm confident will seize every opportunity to develop and grow FUSION into an even more exciting and engaging organization for our members."
The 2013-2014 Board of Directors, as elected by FUSION Halifax members at the 2013 AGM:
| Marsha Andrews
| Soulafa Al-Abbasi
| Alyson Murray
Director, Membership and
| Emily MacRae
| Rachel Arron
| Sarah McInnes
Corporate Secretary and Legal Counsel
| Jennifer Liu
Director, Immigration and Diversity
| Andrea Forbes
| Jonathan Dyer
Director, Health and Wellness
| Adam Sterling
Director, Marketing and
|| Kelly Bennett
Director, The People Factor
| Keith Budgell
Director, Events and Emerging Ideas
| Kelly Schnare
Directors of Arts and Culture and Urban Development will be announced at a later date.
"I'm so grateful to the outgoing board of directors and Chair Sarah Levy MacLeod," said Andrews. "The level of dedication shown by each and every director over the past year is truly unparalleled. Halifax has been made a stronger and better city for young professionals because of their work and I'm thrilled to be able to carry that reputation and responsibility on through the next 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 Halifax operates with the support of its sponsors including the Province of Nova Scotia, Kings Wharf and Crombie REIT. For more information, or to join FUSION Halifax for free, visit www.fusionhalifax.ca.
SOURCE: Fusion Halifax
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