Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Association of Visual Language of Interpreter (AVLIC) have a new Executive Director- Chris Kenopic!!

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AVLIC Announcement
Dear Sandy

AVLIC Introduces New Executive Director - Chris Kenopic

video URL to be added here
[video: ASL welcome by Jocelyn Mark and introductory remarks by Chris Kenopic]
It is with great pleasure that the AVLIC Board of Directors announces that we have approved a recommendation from the Staffing Task Force to employ Chris Kenopic as Executive Director for AVLIC. 
Chris brings to AVLIC years of experience as a leader in numerous organizations, Ontario Association of the Deaf and the Canadian Hearing Society to name a few, as well as skills in resource development, human resources, finances and strategic planning. 
Chris is based out of Georgetown, Ontario and will be starting in the position with AVLIC ‪on February 1, 2016.  We look forward to having Chris join us in our upcoming online Board meeting ‪on February 27, 2016 and the in-person Board meeting in Victoria, BC, April 9-10, 2016. 
Please join us in welcoming Chris to AVLIC. 
The Board of Directors would also like to take this opportunity to thank the Staffing Task Force for their dedication, through research, discussions and recommendation. Special thanks to Maureen Haan, Barb Mykle-Hotzon, Wayne Nicholson, Colleen Friel and Janice Lyons, in addition Christie Reaume the Board Liaison.