A recognized young leader in the business, academic, and sport communities, Kevin has been the trustee for Ward 5 since 2014. Since joining the board Kevin has celebrated a number of notable accomplishments including leading the implementation of Cree and Ojibway bilingual programs, spearheading the first strategic planning process in years, and the development of a division-wide building audit. He also created the division’s first ever Governance Committee which reviews the work of the board and has brought in numerous much-needed reforms to increase the effectiveness and accountability of the Board
Kevin’s has extensive experience in governance and is currently a director on the boards of Assiniboine Credit Union, Water Polo Canada, Greenpeace Canada, and chairs the board of SERC. He is an Accredited Canadian Credit Union Director and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Kevin’s day job is as a member of the Faculty of Business and Economics where he teaches on topics such as non-profit management, business ethics, governance, and organizational behaviour.
A long-time resident of Ward 5, Kevin has supported many organizations in the community over the years including Valour Community Centre and CKUW. For his volunteer, environmental, and human rights work he has earned wide recognition. He is a Governor General’s Award winning volunteer, recipient of the YMCA Canada Peace Medal, and two-time finalist for the Future leaders of Manitoba Award. Kevin lives right in the heart of Ward 5 with his wife Arum and their two beautiful children, Daru and Ellie
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