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Fredericton Chapter News

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The Fredericton Chapter was pleased to host a breakfast event on April 27, 2017 with guest speaker Mr. Gordon Gilman, Deputy Minister of Treasury Board, Province of New Brunswick. Mr. Gilman's presentation focused on the priorities that the Government of New Brunswick established over the last year. Among many initiatives, GNB will pursue how to work differently and how to attract millennials. GNB will work hard to be considered the employer of choice in New Brunswick. During this PD event, the Peter Wolters Memorial Scholarship was presented to Megan Barton, daughter of Fredericton Chapter member, Lucinda Barton. Megan received $500 towards her studies in Pre-Veterinary Medicine at Dalhousie University's Agricultural Campus in Truro, Nova Scotia.

In July 2017, the Fredericton Chapter will be electing their 2017-2018 Board of Directors... announcement to follow. The 2017-2018 year promises to deliver an exciting program that will attract new members and maintain the solid following the Chapter has established. In the new year, the Chapter endeavours to bring forth different topics and speakers to the region. As well in July, the Chapter will host a professional development session on "CyberEssentials" with guest speaker David Whelbourn of CyberNB (www.cybernb.ca). CyberNB is the Canadian epicentre and a world leader in mitigating global cyber risks and threats. This will be a well-rounded presentation that everyone will garner benefit.

Congratulations are extended to fmi*igf Manitoba Chapter on the successful PSMW 2017 (Public Sector Management Workshop) recently held in Winnipeg. The Fredericton Chapter sent Board representatives Valeri Perry and Andrew Law to PSMW 2017 Winnipeg to take in its sessions and engaging speakers on "Collaboration ~ Growth ~ Renewal".

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2017 Peter Wolters Memorial Scholarship - Amy Wesenberg, FMI Fredericton Past President; Megan Barton, Recipient; and Lucinda Barton, parent and Fredericton Chapter member.

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For more information on the Fredericton Chapter, The Peter Wolters Memorial Scholarship, and PD events in 2016-2017, please visit www.fmi.ca/chapters/fredericton.