Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature

March 06, 2012 16:30 ET

New Appointments to the Canadian Museum of Nature Board of Trustees

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 6, 2012) - Florence Minz, Chair of the Canadian Museum of Nature, is pleased to announce the appointment of Reg Manhas and the re-appointment of Erin Rankin Nash to the Canadian Museum of Nature Board of Trustees.

"We are very pleased that Mr. Manhas has accepted this position," says Florence Minz, Chair of the Board of Trustees. "He brings extensive experience as the Vice-President, Corporate Affairs for one of Canada's most dynamic and internationally-focused natural resource companies. His experience and skills in relationship-building will be a strong asset to the Board. We are equally pleased that Erin Rankin Nash has been re-appointed. Her commitment and dedication and experience as a lawyer, fundraiser and community organizer has proved valuable to the board since her first appointment in 2008."

Mr. Manhas is currently Vice President, Corporate Affairs for Talisman Energy Inc. in Calgary Alberta. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta. Mr. Manhas holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of British Columbia.

Ms. Nash is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and is presently employed with McKenzie Lake LLP in London, Ontario.

The Canadian Museum of Nature is Canada's national museum of natural history and natural sciences. Its role is to increase interest in, knowledge of, and appreciation and respect for our natural environment, throughout Canada and internationally. For more information, visit the museum's Web site at

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