Monday August 8, 2011
Challman Chosen to CCS Helm
Chilliwack Community Services the beneficiary of Royal Roads scholar
Released by Carol Smith, CCS
an extensive search and review of over 100 candidates, the Board of Directors of
Chilliwack Community Services is delighted to announce that
“We are fortunate to have found someone with so much
experience and someone who shares our values and fits our organization so well,”
James received his Bachelor of Science with a
Specialization in Psychology from the
He then moved into a Program Manager position after several years on the front line and then moved again into an Executive Director role with Blue Heron Support Services.
During his tenure, the organization grew to a staff of over 150 and a $5 million budget.
James is passionate about non-profit work and describes himself as a servant leader. He brings a lot of experience and proven leadership in the areas of contract negotiation, strategic planning, and accreditation standards development.
“He is a jean wearing kind of guy and will be active finding out what’s happening in the agency and in the community”, remarked Mr. McAulay. “His family life and community life are important to him and he is anxious to start getting involved.” James is an active Rotarian and was the former President of his local minor hockey association.
“The Board is confident James will be an excellent
fit for Chilliwack Community Services and for the
Since April 1, Suzanne Cameron has served as Interim Executive Director and will resume her role as Operations Director upon James’ arrival.
Chilliwack Community Services is an independent local
charity organization with a staff of 90 employees and 240 volunteers who work
out of several locations in
For more information visit: www.comserv.bc.ca
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