Wellness, Culture and Sport

Board members sought for New Brunswick Museum (08/11/26)

NB 1728

Nov. 26, 2008

FREDERICTON (CNB) - New Brunswickers are invited to express interest in serving on the New Brunswick Museum board of directors, Wellness, Culture and Sport Minister Hédard Albert announced today.

"Opening the appointment process reflects the government's commitment to improve the way appointments are made," Albert said.

The board of directors is responsible for policy, long term planning and financial operation of the institution. Ideal candidates will represent the business, academic, heritage or cultural community. Geographic representation from throughout New Brunswick as well as representation from New Brunswick's official linguistic communities is considered in the composition of the board.

Expressions of interest may be submitted until Dec. 17 by e-mail to: nominations.wcs-mecs@gnb.ca; by mail to Nominations, Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Museum, Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport, Place 2000, 250 King St., Fredericton, NB, E3B 9M9; or by fax, 506-453-6668.

The New Brunswick Museum, New Brunswick's provincial museum, is Canada's oldest continuing museum. It is responsible for the preservation, understanding, management and interpretation of the natural and human heritage of New Brunswick.

The New Brunswick Museum operates two facilities in Saint John (the Collections Centre on Douglas Avenue and the Exhibition Centre at Market Square) as well as a provincial outreach program. More information on the New Brunswick Museum is available at http://www.nbm-mnb.ca/.

A complete description of this and other opportunities to serve on provincial agencies, boards and commissions is available on the Government of New Brunswick website at http://www.gnb.ca/abc/.


MEDIA CONTACT: Danielle McFarlane, communications, Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport, 506-457-6445.