Manitoba Movers

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Shiela Alcera Estacio

will be moving into a new role as sleep therapist at Medigas Manitoba Respiratory Wellness Centre. In this role she will provide CPAP therapy to patients who have obstructive sleep apnea.

Hannah Rose Pratt

has joined the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy in the Faculty of Medicine with the University of Manitoba as their Communications Officer. Previously, she was the Communications Coordinator with the Winnipeg Humane Society. Pratt is also a Communications Director with the Canadian Public Relations Society's Board of Directors, and a graduate of Red River College's Creative Communications program.

Tara Maltman-Just, RPh, ABAAHP, FAARFM

an Advanced Fellow in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, Functional Medicine, Board-Certified Diplomate with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and licensed pharmacist has launched Vitality Integrative Medicine, a professional practice focused on improving lives through comprehensive health consultations and personalized therapeutic planning.

Anil Sedha

a senior IT professional working with Postmedia Network in Winnipeg and Manitoba VMUG leader has been selected as a vExpert 2013 for having demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share expertise with others. The vExpert group is responsible for much of the virtualization evangelism that is taking place in the world -- both publicly in books, blogs, online forums, and VMUGs and privately inside customers and VMware partners. Sedha has been named amongst 579 vExperts, which is the largest group yet in the five-year history of the global program.

Philip Houde CTM

CEO of River East Travel, has been elected to the first North American board of directors of the Ensemble Travel Group. The Ensemble Travel Group was founded in New York in 1968 and is a co-operative made up of 850 independent travel agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada that combined account for well over a billion dollars in travel sales each year. The board is made up of six Canadian agency members and seven U.S. agency members.

Jonathan N. Strauss

president of Winnipeg-based Strauss event & association management has been elected as the only Canadian board member of the AMC Institute. Strauss is Manitoba's largest full service association management company serving provincial and national associations. AMC Institute is the trade association representing the global association management company industry.


Actyl Group

a leading Canadian recruiting and human resources organization has recently opened its new foreign recruiting office in Belize City. The office, which replaces Actyl's temporary location in Belmopan, will help the company meet the growing demand in Canada for skilled workers across many different sectors. This will be the firm's first international recruiting office in Central America. In Canada, Actyl has offices in Edmonton, Regina and Winnipeg.


The International Association of Business Communicators

Manitoba Chapter would like to congratulate local IABC members ChangeMakers and the St.Boniface Hospital Foundation on winning IABC Gold Quill Awards. The International Gold Quill Awards celebrate the best and brightest in global business communication. ChangeMakers: 3 Gold Quill Award of Excellence in the Digital Communication Channels, Safety Communication and Multi-Audience Communication; plus two Awards of Merit in Advertising Campaigns and Research Innovation. …