For the record, July 25, 2017

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Finance

Cece Angus has joined Scotia Wealth Management as a wealth adviser. As a designated chartered investment manager, she brings acumen and an established process to develop diversified, comprehensive and personalized investment.

Government

Don Wright recently resigned from Central 1 Credit Union as its CEO. Wright has been asked by the newly elected provincial government to take on the position of deputy minister of executive council, cabinet secretary and head of the public service of the Province of British Columbia. Marilyn Mauritz, currently Central 1’s senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary, has been appointed interim CEO while the search for a permanent appointment, which began in May, continues.

Legal

Mary B. Hamilton and Emma J. Ferguson have joined Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP as a partner and as associate counsel, respectively. Hamilton has almost 30 years of experience in wills, trusts and estate administration and was named Vancouver Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in both 2011 and 2017. Ferguson brings more than 10 years of broad wills, estates and trusts experience to the team, as well as her related practice in family law.

Karen Martin, partner at Dentons and based in the firm’s Vancouver office, is one of several partners recently appointed to the firm’s global board. Martin is also a member of the Canada board.

Layne Hellrung, Alexandra MacCarthy and Gosia Piasecka have joined Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as associates. Hellrung has joined the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice group, while MacCarthy and Piasecka have joined the labour, employment and human rights practice group.

Non-profit

Marcie Flom has been appointed executive director of the Jewish Community Foundation. Flom brings more than 25 years of non-profit leadership experience to the role. She has previously served as both director of the Jewish Community Foundation and vice-president, financial resource development, Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver. Prior to that, she had a consulting practice and held leadership roles at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Co. and the National Ballet of Canada.

Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation (RCHF) has announced the members of its volunteer board of directors for 2017-18. Doug Eveneshen (chair), president and CEO, Community Savings Credit Union; Tom Corsie (vice-chair), vice-president, real estate, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority; Steve Osachoff (treasurer), investment adviser, RBC Dominion Securities; and Colin Galinski (secretary), Galinski Pension and Benefits Law Corp. Others serving as directors on the board are Jeff Norris, president and CEO, RCHF; Sukh Brar, cardiac anesthesiologist and cardiac intensive-care physician, Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH); Frank Butzelaar, CEO, Seaspan ULC; Meldy Harris, certified financial planner, Sun Life Financial; Larry Kozak, vice-president, business development, Molecular You Corp.; Farid Rohani, principal, Promerita Group; William Siu, neuro and interventional radiologist, RCH; Norm Taylor, executive vice-president and managing director, CBRE Ltd. (B.C. region); and Rana Vig, entrepreneur. Directors whose terms on the board have ended are Sharon Domaas, Erin O’Halloran, Gary Pooni and Dwight Ross.

Resources

Daniel M. Hancock, previously a member of Westport Fuel Systems’ advisory board, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, increasing the number of directors to nine. Hancock is currently president of DMH Strategic Consulting LLC. He retired from General Motors (GM) in 2011, after 43 years of service in GM powertrain engineering and general management functions. His last position with GM was vice-president, global strategic product alliances.

Donald Huston, James Pettit, Donald Myers, Amanda Chow and Robert Marvin were recently re-elected as directors of Cypress Development Corp.

Hats Off

Sandra Reder and the team at Vertical Bridge Corporate Consulting have been voted the best human resources (HR) management consultants in the Canadian HR Reporter’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Ava and Elana from Talmud Torah School raised $1,180 for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland for their Mitzvah of Valuing Philanthropy project.

Coast Capital Savings donated $12,000 to Children of the Street Society to support the society’s youth art engagement project, a nine-week project that works with small groups of high-risk youth to help create awareness about sexual exploitation through the creation of social justice art. The project culminates in a public art gallery event that celebrates youth participation in the project and displays their artwork.

Scotiabank customers and employees across B.C. and Yukon raised $5,690.70 in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon during Heart Month this year.

Vancity donated $5,000 to Surrey Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) as a Vancity community partnership program grant. SNAP is a partnership between Green Timbers Heritage Society, White Rock Naturalists Society, Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society and City of Surrey. Formed in 2001, it works to restore habitat and educate the public about Surrey’s natural areas. The funds will be used to restore wetlands and the north end of Green Timbers Urban Forest Park with the drainage basin of King Creek, a Class A salmon-bearing stream.