New OHC Executive Director Appointed

July 20, 2009

The Manitoba Federation of Labour Occupational Health Centre recently recognized Carol Loveridge at her retirement as Executive Director from the MFL OHC.

The MFL OHC Board has concluded an interview process with several exceptional candidates and is now pleased to announce that Sonia Kowalewich has accepted the position and will be starting in mid-August as the new OHC Executive Director.

Sonia brings a wide range of skills to the position, having previously worked for the Manitoba New Democratic Party, the Manitoba Government, Federal Government, the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Winnipeg Boys and Girls Club and the Elisabeth Fry Society.

Sonia has experience leading highly skilled staff and volunteers, fund-raising, working in a unionized environment and with the labour movement, and promoting community health services.