WINNIPEG (April 29, 2019) – Career Trek announced today that its board of directors has appointed Rhonda Taylor as chief executive officer (CEO). Taylor will assume the new role on June 10, 2019. Career Trek is a non-profit youth career development organization with programs across the province.
“We’re elated to have someone with Rhonda Taylor’s experience and background join us at Career Trek,” says Barb Bowen, Board of Directors Chair. “We are at a critical moment and we need renewed leadership and energy to successfully implement future strategies. Rhonda’s experience and expertise with Indigenous communities, government, and education is exactly what Career Trek needs for continued growth and innovation.”
Taylor succeeds Darrell Cole, Career Trek’s founder, who departed from Career Trek in May 2018. Taylor’s leadership appointment is an exciting new period for Career Trek.
Having worked with Frontier College for over 15 years as the Western Regional Program Manager, and Reconciliation and Indigenous Inclusion Manager with Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, and most recently as a Special Advisor, Executive Director Office with National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Rhonda Taylor brings years of experience in creating valuable relationships and collaborating with communities across the province and nation.
For more information, please contact Barb Bowen at 204-890-3032, email [email protected] or visit the Career Trek website at careertrek.ca.