New board chair at Sidney’s aquarium

The New Year will ring in changes to the board of the New Marine Centre Society, the governing arm of the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre.

  • Dec. 29, 2014 11:00 a.m.

SIDNEY — The New Year will ring in changes to the board of the New Marine Centre Society, the governing arm of the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre.

Colleen Craig, previously the vice-chair of the Society accepted the nomination as chair, while previous chair and long serving board member Nancy Barbour moved into the role of governance committee chair.

Lorelle Posten has accepted the role of vice-chair.

Three new members were elected to the Society and approved as board members: Dr. Casey Brant, Graham Debling and Nancy Shears.

Continuing their board roles are Jane Powell (owner of Buddies Toys), Bill Cooke (former CEO of VIATEC), Chris Cowland as Treasurer (Cowland and Associates), and Martina Beck as Secretary (B.C. Ministry of Environment).

— Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre

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