interesting thing is that when you look at stories that are being run
in travel journals and in magazines around the world, Newfoundland and
Labrador is being referred to as exotic. We find that rather
amusing in one sense, for those of us who have lived here all our lives,
but quite delightfully amusing because its a very appealing way
to be recognized on the world stage."
Beverly Clark (BSW 81) has been appointed as the chief executive officer for Health and Community Services St. Johns Region, effective Jan. 5, 2003.
fish companies are entering into agreements with licence holders that
require the fishermen to sign away the beneficial use of their licences
It is a very slippery slope. Once corporations get a hold on the
inshore and midshore fishing licences there will be no turning back."
The Board of Directors of M&M Engineering and M&M Offshore Ltd. have seen the wisdom of Memorial alumni on staff. They recently appointed four engineers to senior positions within the company including John Brake (Dip. Eng.61) chair and CEO; David Myers (B.Eng.74) president; Geoff Wells (B.Eng.91) vice-president M&M Engineering; and Terry King (B.Eng.94) vice-president M&M Offshore.
"Id really like to get involved with shared care. I want to use the skills of general practitioners, social workers and others to collaborate on a program of care. My goal is to get as many patients as possible to stay with their general practitioners and utilize my services on a consultative basis."
At their recent 2002 Business Excellence Awards, the St. Johns Board of Trade handed out achievement awards to successful local companies. Several Memorial alumni were on hand to accept the recognition. The Conpro Group took top honors at the ceremony including Growth in Domestic/Export Markets and the Business Excellence Award. Included on the executive of the company is vice president and corporate secretary Clar Dwyer (B.Comm.66); Winner for Productivity and Quality Improvement was New World Fitness represented by president Elizabeth Coleman (B.Comm.81); John Dicks (BA 87) director of marketing for the Avalon Convention and Visitors Bureau accepted the Marketing and Promotional Achievement award on behalf of the bureau; Frank Fagan (BA 79; MBA 82), executive vice-president and COO of Aliant Telecom, was given the award for Business Person Volunteer of the year for 2002.
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