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Dec 23 2018 - Opportunity for employment: Executive director Athletics New Brunswick
Athletics New Brunswick the governing body for the sports of track and field and cross country running in New Brunswick. It also is affiliated with RunNB that oversees the sport of road running in New Brunswick is looking for a qualified and experienced leader for the position of full-time Executive Director. The Executive Director in partnership with the board of Athletics New Brunswick is responsible for the successful management and leadership of the organization.
Dec 18 2018 - Gabriel LeBlanc to step down as Executive Director of Athletics New Brunswick and of RunNB February 1, 2019.
Gabriel LeBlanc has informed the Board of Directors that he will be leaving his position of Executive director of Athletics New Brunswick and of RunNB effective February 1st, 2019. Citing having to balance a young growing family with the increasing demand of these positions, Gabriel will be leaving ANB and RunNB having overseen a fantastic growth in the sports of Athletics and road running over his past nine years of services.
“We are indebted to Gabe for his hard work, endless enthusiasm and ability to carry forward our strategic plans in what was essentially the triple tasks of serving as executive director of both ANB and RunNB while also carrying out the responsibilities Technical Director of ANB where he initially began.” says ANB’s president and board chair Marc Lalonde. “Over this time his leadership has lead to thousands of NB athletes participate in our sport of athletics and road running and this all around our Province, throughout our Country and for many others all around the world. He stands tall in all of his achievements.”
“I have enjoyed the past nine years, I am proud of what we have accomplished and all of the wonderful people I’ve had the opportunity to work with. I wish all the best to Athletics New Brunswick and RunNB, my staff colleagues, our partners and supporters, and most importantly our athletes in their continuing pursuit to achieving their potential and goals. I also look forward to being involved in other ways with these organizations at some point in the not too distant future.”
A transition committee has been established by ANB and RunNB with the task to review and provide the optimal framework that could include some reallocation of this position’s responsibilities and in line with the strategic priorities of the organizations. Employment posting will follow shortly after this review has been completed.
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Dec 3 2018 - Laura Dickinson Smashes Canadian U20 Record
Only one day into December, three Canadian records were broken in the 5000m. At the Boston University / Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener in Boston, Massachusetts, both the men's and the women's U20 national records were broken, along with the women's U23 record. Among the record breakers was New Brunswick's Laura Dickinson.
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