Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
January 29, 2019

Appointment Announced to College of the North Atlantic Board of Governors

The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced the appointment of Whitney Roberts to College of the North Atlantic’s Board of Governors as a student representative.

Ms. Roberts was nominated by College of the North Atlantic’s Student Union. Biographical information is provided in the backgrounder below.

The Board of Governors is the corporate body responsible for overseeing, managing and directing the College including its financial operations and academic programming. The Board is comprised of up to 18 members, including two representatives nominated by College of the North Atlantic’s Student Union.

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“I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Whitney Roberts to College of the North Atlantic’s Board of Governors. Ms. Roberts’ extensive volunteer experience demonstrates her willingness to step forward and work hard to benefit her school and community. I am certain her dedication and insight will prove valuable on the Board and I thank her for her service.”
Honourable Bernard Davis
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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BACKGROUNDER

Biography of Whitney Roberts

Whitney Roberts is a Community Studies student at College of the North Atlantic. She has also completed the first two years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Sir Wilfred Grenfell Campus. Ms. Roberts has experience as a youth worker, camp counselor, events organizer, and magazine editor. She has volunteered on College of the North Atlantic’s Student Council and for Gay-Straight Alliances and Pride festivities in Grand Falls-Windsor.

2019 01 29                              11:55 a.m.