Position: Member of Governance Committee
Date of appointment: July 1, 2019
Education: Currently completing Executive Master of Business Administration specializing in Social Enterprise Leadership at the University of Fredericton.
Experience: Kurtis has worked his way up the ladder at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick to his current position as CEO, where he oversees a team responsible for achieving significant fundraising growth of 126 per cent, with more than $3.4 million in revenue.
Behind the Scenes: Kurtis is known as a passionate leader in the non-profit sector and has been a part of many provincial and national committees, including serving as co-chair of the national Relay for Life committee, chair of the national Heart and Stroke Foundation Fund Development committee, chair of the Provincial HealthPartners committee and member of the national Heart Healthy Children and Youth Working Group.
Kurtis on NBCC: NBCC provides students with a perfect mix of analytical education and practical skills that prepare them to be successful for a vast range of career paths. I appreciate the fact that NBCC programs continually evolve in order to respond to the shifting requirements of the labour force to ensure students are well positioned for employment immediately after graduating.