CKA / ACK announces a new Board of Directors for 2016-17

July 8th, 2016 - Following its annual general meeting, the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / Alliance canadienne de Kinésiologie (CKA/ACK) is pleased to announce the composition of its new Board of Directors. The CKA/ACK also announced the continuance of Mrs. Marie-Claude Leblanc to the presidency of the organization.

"I will pursue this important mandate to join the efforts in recent years to raise awareness of the profession. We will continue to expanding the representation of Kinesiologists on a national level by promoting and by providing advocacy of the profession of Kinesiology in Canada as our vision is to be recognized as the united voice for the profession of Kinesiology in Canada. With my experience of associations, I also hear prioritize the development of services and activities for the member Provincial Kinesiology Associations and their members over the next year.

Finally, on behalf of all our members, I wish to express our gratitude to the outgoing directors, Mr. Bruce Ng and Mrs. Skye Wilton, for their time, efforts and devotion to the advancement of the profession over the years. We are pleased to have benefited from their collaboration and experience to the Board, "said Mrs. Marie-Claude Leblanc, president of CKA/ACK.

Here is the new composition of the Board of CKA/ACK:

Mrs. Marie-Claude Leblanc, president

M. Matias Golob, past-president

Ms. Hardip (Happy) Jhaj, BCAK

Mr. Serge Bourdeau, FKQ

Mrs. Kendra Thibodeau, NBKA

Mr. Des Martin, NLKA

Mr. D. Darren MacDonald, NS

Mrs. Kathlyn Mary Hossack, MB

Mrs. Minda Chittenden, BC

Mr. Alexandre Paré, QC

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance is committed to supporting the advancement of kinesiology by supporting the on-going professional development efforts of Kinesiologists and those engaged in the sciences surrounding human movement. On a regular basis, either on its own or in partnership, the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance promotes professional development and continuing education efforts.

SOURCE: Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / Alliance canadienne de Kinesiologie (CKA/ACK)

For further information: France A. Martin, Executive Director CKA/ACK,