Darryl Anderson Appointed as Interim National Director of Mercy Ships Canada
The Board of Directors of Mercy Ships Canada is pleased to announce that Mr. Darryl Anderson, Managing Director, Wave Point Consulting Ltd, has been appointed as Interim National Director. Mr. Anderson was previously a Board Director of Mercy Ships Canada. See below for Mr. Anderson’s background and professional experience.
This regular part-time appointment is for an indeterminate period effective October 31, 2018.
In announcing this appointment, Marilyn Collette, Chair of the Board of Mercy Ship Canada said: “The Board felt that Darryl was the right person to lead the organization at this juncture and while the Board of Directors seeks to recruit a permanent National Executive Director”.
On behalf of the Board, Mrs. Collette thanked the outgoing National Director, Tim Maloney, for his work and dedication to Mercy Ships Canada over the past ten years, firmly establishing Mercy Ships’ Canadian office in Victoria and positioning it as an important charity in Canada. She also expressed her gratitude to the staff for their ongoing cooperation, understanding and professionalism during the transition period.
Mercy Ships Canada looks forward to expanding its collaboration with volunteers, staff, suppliers, donors, and stakeholders over the coming years as it readies itself for the expected growth and organizational expansion that will be driven by the impending arrival of a second hospital ship.
Mr. Anderson, as the Managing Director, Wave Point Consulting Ltd, is a Victoria resident. Other private sector leadership roles include: President and CEO of the Port Alberni Port Authority; and, Business Development Manager for the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. Previous public sector involvement includes: Policy Manager, Rail, Intermodal & Marine for Alberta Transportation; Manager, Trade Policy and Business Intelligence for Alberta Energy department; and, Chief Harbour Authority Implementation for Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Darryl holds a Master of Business Administration (Maritime Management), a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Diploma in Urban Land Economics, and a Trade Certificate in Shipping and Marine Operations.
National Board Chair
As we approach the close of this year, let us take a moment to reflect on the challenges and trials faced by so many, especially those who have experienced profound loss. This season, while we gather with loved ones to celebrate, let’s also remember those who are still suffering, those who have lost their way, and those who have lost their faith in a better tomorrow.
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