Provincial Government Announces Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women New President/CEO

Executive Council
November 26, 2018

The Honourable Carol Anne Haley, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, today announced the appointment of Paula Sheppard as President/CEO of the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women. Ms. Sheppard’s appointment, effective January 2, 2019, is for a three-year term.

A biography for Ms. Sheppard can be found in the backgrounder below.

The Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women was established in 1980 and provides advice to the government on issues affecting women in the province.

The appointment was made through the merit-based Independent Appointments Commission. Members of the public interested in opportunities to serve on provincial agencies, boards and commissions are encouraged to complete an application at www.iacnl.ca external link icon.

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“We look forward to working with Ms. Sheppard in her new role as President/CEO of the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women. Ms. Sheppard has extensive experience in the advancement of women and girls in Newfoundland and Labrador that will prove invaluable in leading the work of the advisory council.”
Honourable Carol Anne Haley
Minister Responsible for the Status of Women

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Women’s Policy Office

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Media contact
Nancy Hollett
Women’s Policy Office
709-729-5777, 687-3372
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