Economic development group hires chief executive officer

  • Jun. 16, 2008 2:00 p.m.

Submitted by Misty Isles Economic Development Society–Cory Delves, Chair of the Misty Isles Economic Development Society (MIEDS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Green as Chief Executive Officer and Anneli Rosteski as Managing Director of the Society. MIEDS was created as a regional economic development organization to provide leadership for economic revitalization and to represent the common aspirations of residents from all the communities for a viable and rewarding economy.”The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director will provide the leadership for the Society to help develop new economic development projects to enhance our local economy into the future”, Mr. Delves said. “We are very excited about the skills and knowledge that these people will bring to the society and look forward to developing future economic relationships with the Haida Nation in the Economic Development Corporation,” said Vice Chair Carol Kulesha.New CEO Jim Green brings extensive experience in the development of community economic development organizations and has built a number of highly effective partnerships with community stakeholders to promote economic development projects. “I look forward to working with representatives from all communities on Haida Gwaii as we develop new sources of investment and employment on the Islands”, he saidAnneli Rosteski has worked with economic development organizations in rural communities and will provide a wealth of experience in the management of economic development programs and projects. “I am very excited about working with MIEDS to provide services to the communities on Haida Gwaii”, Rosteski said.

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