MCC Welcome New Board Chair for 2018-2019

May 7, 2018 | Chamber News


Policy Committee Chair Brian Kelly swears in Paul Holden as new MCC Board Chair on May 3, 2018.

As the 87th Annual General Meeting began last Thursday (May 3), MCC welcomed a new board of directors, with the official swearing in of long-time education advocate and business leader Paul Holden as the chair for 2018-2019. Mr. Holden has an extraordinary record of leadership and achievement which spans many sectors – from education and workforce training to business and government. In May 2017, he took the helm as the president of one of the country’s largest privately-owned post-secondary educational organizations: Education Canada Group. Paul is well-known for his innovative, yet practical and outcome-oriented hybrid approach to education. He is a leader that has delivered strategies which have transformed organizations and led to significantly improved results.

“With my involvement over the last few years with MCC, we have identified and focused on a serious area of need in addressing workforce development in Manitoba,” said Paul Holden, MCC’s new board chair. “I believe the Chamber network is well positioned to effect the change needed to help Manitoba’s business community address this important challenge.”

This year’s board includes the following new members:

Darin Downey, Gardewine; Michelle Kuly, Blueprint Inc.; Justin Phillips, Sycamore Energy Inc.; and Nicole Smith, Pitblado.

MCC would also like to acknowledge the following members who’s board terms have come to a conclusion:

Reagan Windsor, Manitoba Hydro; Scott Whitmore, Dauphin Chamber of Commerce; Todd Andres, Pitblado Law; and Merv Gunter, Frontier’s North.

To see a full list of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors, please click here.

The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce would like to extend our thanks to our host this year, the Wasagaming Chamber of Commerce and the Elkhorn Resort Spa & Conference Centre.

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