President Dumont Announces Chief Executive Officer
Date: February 23, 2009
For Immediate Release
(Vancouver, BC) – Metis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) President Mr. Bruce Dumont is pleased to announce Malonie Langthorne as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ms. Langthorne will be moving from her position as MNBC Director of Employment and Training to take on this exciting new role. Ms. Langthorne brings over ten years of experience with MNBC and was selected from a number of qualified candidates for the CEO position.“I acknowledge the skills that Malonie brings to the CEO position.” President Dumont stated. “The MNBC Board of Directors is confident in the abilities of Ms. Langthorne and fully supports her transition into this challenging new role. Please join us in welcoming Malonie to her exciting new position.”
The Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) works on behalf of approximately 59 000 (source 2006 Census) Métis people in British Columbia. MNBC was created in 1996 and was formally incorporated as the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia (MPCBC). In 2003 the Métis leadership ratified the Métis Nation British Columbia Constitution thereby establishing a new Métis Nation governance structure. Since 2003, the Métis Nation British Columbia leadership has implemented a number of institutions of governance such as the Senate, Métis Nation Governing Assembly, Youth representation, Women’s representation, and an objectively verifiable citizenship process.