August 24, 2017

Mahoney Acclaimed COPA NL Director


Cheryl Marek

Chair Nominating Committee 2017-08-18

Bill Mahoney of St. John’s, NL will fill the vacancy resulting from the April resignation of long-time Director Ray Hawco to serve the remaining 2.5 years of the 4 year term – until June 2020. (See July COPA Flight, pages 40-41.)

The Newfoundland & Labrador COPA members and members across the country, stand to benefit from Bill’s fulsome experience, expertise and passion. Interested members can find his credentials in the members-only section of COPA website.

According to the present wording of COPA General Operating By-law, Bill will be able to attend all future Board meetings and receive Board communications. The by-election process and his acclamation will be ratified by the membership at the 2018 June AGM.

The COPA Board thanks outgoing Director Ray for stirring the pond in the NL region, thus creating interest and discovering a number of members potentially suitable for the governance role in the years ahead. and thus discovering and encouraging Mahoney.

If you have suggestions or questions, do get in touch with a member of the Nomination or Human Resourses Committees, or a COPA Director in your region listed at