CANADIAN CYCLING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES HANNAH PARISH
TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(Ottawa, ON – April 17, 2012) The Canadian Cycling
Association is pleased to welcome Hannah Parish to its
Board of Directors. Hannah is currently Marketing Manager
for Specialized Canada where she oversees all aspects
of marketing for the company in Canada. She has held
marketing and management positions with Novartis Consumer
Health and General Mills. Prior to moving to Montreal
for her current position she was a member of the FlyGurlz
Mountain Bike Club & Team.
Ms. Parish’s appointment to the CCA Board came
about due to the resignation of a Board member. The
by-laws of the association require the Board to fill
the vacancy by appointment.
CCA President John Tolkamp noted that Hannah was coming
to the Board at an exciting time in the development
of the association. “Hannah’s skill set
brings an added dimension to our already strong Board.
It is encouraging to have such accomplished professionals
offer their time and expertise to the association as
we move towards realizing our vision of being a top
cycling nation and best in class organization”,
As the newest member to the Board, Hannah will be receiving
an orientation in advance of the next Board meeting
in May and learning more about the main challenges and
opportunities facing the organization. In response to
her appointment she said: “I am thrilled and honoured
to be appointed to the CCA board. I look forward to
contributing to the organization’s bright future."
The position is for the duration of the term concluding
at the 2012 Annual General Meeting.