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Eleanor Stacey ('97)
has been appointed
as executive director of the Greater Vancouver
Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA), an as-
sociation of more than 100 theatre companies
and individual members who promote live
theatre and foster a thriving environment for
the continued growth and development of
theatre. Eleanor has been a fund raiser and arts
administrator in theatre organizations in the
United States and Caribbean and since 2005
has been the director of development at the
Vancouver East Cultural Centre (The Cultch).
After over a decade in many roles at NBTel/Bell
Aliant in both NB and NS,
Alyson Queen ('99)
has moved to Ottawa for the great opportu-
nity of being press secretary to the Minister of
Human Resources and Skills Development.
2000s
Andrea Porter-Chapman ('00)
,
Paul
Chapman ('03)
, and a very proud big brother
welcomed their second baby, Kathryn Porter
Chapman, on Aug. 9 '11.
On Aug. 27 '11
Ainsley Congdon-Burke ('03)
married MCpl Brendan Burke in Iona, Cape
Breton. The wedding was attended by fam-
ily, including fellow Mounties,
Holly
and
Pat
Blagrave ('05)
,
Megan Congdon ('09)
, and
Devon Forshner ('09)
, and close friends.
They are currently living in Petawawa, ON
where Brendan is stationed with the 2 Combat
Engineer Regiment. Ainsley is working with the
Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre
teaching ESL to military spouses.
Mireille Eagan ('04)
is now curator of
Canadian Art at The Rooms in St. John's, NL.
She will be co-curating a nationally touring
solo exhibition of work by Mount Allison
alumna
Mary Pratt ('57)
. The show will
circulate from 2013 to 2015.
Four
2006
BScH graduates are making a splash
in their respective fields:
John Thaler
is in his first year of veterinary
school at Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph.
He recently took up pottery as a hobby.
Bill McIntyre
is in his second year of training
in the internal medicine program at Queen's
University. This fall he was awarded the Cana-
dian Cardiovascular Society's Have a Heart Bur-
sary for promising young Canadian research
trainees in the cardiovascular sciences.
Matt Zamora
successfully defended his PhD
in chemistry (inorganic) from the University
of Alberta this fall. He has been awarded a
research fellowship and will travel to Tokyo,
Japan to conduct research under the super-
vision of catalysis expert Prof. Sanshiro Komiya
as a JSPS/NSERC postdoctoral fellow.
Kyle Hill
successfully defended his PhD in
physics from University of Oxford in Aug. '11.
He is currently a strategy consultant at Boston
Consulting Group's Toronto office.
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