Monday, November 24, 2014

Nanaimo Port Authority Appointments

Ms. Moira Jenkins

Ms. Moira Jenkins, Ms. Donna Hais,

and Mr. Chris Badger

 OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Ms. Moira Jenkins and Ms. Donna Hais to the board of directors of the Nanaimo Port Authority for a term of three years, and of Mr. Chris Badger for a two-year term.

Ms. Moira Jenkins has more than 40 years of experience with the RBC Financial Group. She has been the Vice-President Commercial Banking of the Vancouver Island North region since 2005, and prior to that, occupied various managerial positions. She has also been involved in several organizations in the Nanaimo community. Ms. Jenkins holds a personal financial planning designation and a Fellowship designation from the Institute of Canadian Bankers.

Ms. Donna Hais is General Manager and Partner of two businesses: R. W. (Bob) Wall Ltd, and Canadian Cache Development Corporation. She holds a business administration diploma from Malaspina College and is significantly involved in the Nanaimo community. She has served as President of the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and the Nanaimo Executive Association. Ms. Hais also won the Vancouver Island Business Excellence "2014 Community Leader of the Year" award.

Mr. Chris Badger, now retired, spent his career in the marine industry. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Port Metro Vancouver from 2008 to 2011 and Vice-President Customer Development and Operations of the Vancouver Port Authority for seven years prior to that. He is a master mariner and a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. He also served on the board of the Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia, the board of the Western Marine Community Coalition and the board of the International Sailors' Society Canada. He holds a bachelor's degree in General Studies as well as a diploma in Executive Management Development, both from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC.

Hon. Lisa Raitt

"I am pleased that Ms. Jenkins, Ms. Hais and Mr. Badger have agreed to become part of the Nanaimo Port Authority board of directors. Their combined experience will be truly valuable for the organization."The Honourable Lisa Raitt,Minister of Transport


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