TORONTO — Seven new members have been appointed to the Skills Ontario board of directors, adding expertise from the private sector, with a focus on construction.
The new directors include women and men with diverse experience and proven track-records, ensuring Skills Ontario benefits from perspectives across different sectors and regions, states a release.
The new directors are: Andrew Pariser, Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON); Alex Hocevar, The Hocevar Group; Bryan Arnold, Eastern Construction Co. Ltd.; Clarice Ward, Melloul-Blamey Construction Inc.; Jody Lundrigan, Centre for PTSD and Related Mental Health Conditions; Mary Fuke, Skilled Trades Six Nations Polytechnic Inc.; and Michael Sherrard, Sherrard Kuzz LLP.
“Our board of directors includes exceptional people who value education and employment in skilled trades and technology sectors,” said Karen Creditor, chair of Skills Ontario, in a statement. “Our new directors make Skills Ontario even stronger and position us to help young people realize their full potential.”
“Skills Ontario is focused on delivering exciting new initiatives for young people by teaming up with business leaders, parents, educators and alumni members,” said David Morley, a Skills Ontario board member. “We are all dedicated to creating the next generation of talent in construction, advanced manufacturing, robotics and more.”