Thank you Letter

Thank you to this new Welland resident for the much appreciated feedback and positive spirit. The Welland Downtown BIA is happy to take part in making Wellanders enjoy their beautiful city!

Date Published: October 2, 2019
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Category: Events

 

WELLAND DOWNTOWN BIA ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

[French Version follows]

The Board of Directors of the Welland Downtown BIA is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Executive Director, Alexis Higginbotham effective June 3rd.

A Welland resident, Alexis has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Brock University as well as a Graduate Certificate in Public Relations from Niagara College. She brings nearly two decades of experience in communications as well as planning and executing meaningful, high quality special events – primarily as a Manager at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club.

Her volunteer work has included working with the Welland Chamber of Commerce and the Welland Canal Corporation. Board members see her skills in team leadership, training, administration, and relationship building as being important assets for the Downtown BIA.

Alexis says, “I’m excited to begin my new venture as Executive Director of the Downtown Welland BIA. I’m looking forward to working with the membership to develop opportunities that highlight and strengthen the downtown core. I want to contribute to my hometown’s success!”

In her spare time, Alexis enjoys spending time with family and friends and attending playgroups with her golden doodle Zara.

Alexis Higginbotham replaces former Executive Director Amanda MacDonald who has moved on to a new position as Executive Director of the Oshawa BIA.

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For more information on the Welland Downtown BIA please contact Kelly Jones at chair@downtownwelland.ca

FRENCH VERSION :

LE SDAC DU CENTRE -VILLE DE WELLAND ANNONCE UNE NOUVELLE DIRECTRICE EXECUTIVE

Le Conseil Administratif du SDAC de Welland est heureux d’annoncer la nomination de leur nouvelle directrice exécutive, Alexis Higginbotham à compter du 3 Juin.

Originaire de Welland, Alexis est titulaire d’une License en communication obtenu à l’Université de Brock ainsi qu’un certificat d’études supérieures en gestion des Relations Publiques de Niagara College. Elle apporte à ce rôle presque deux décennies d’expérience en communication ainsi que d’organisation et exécution d’évènements de qualité – principalement en tant que Manager au Club de Golf Peninsula Lakes.

En tant que bénévole, elle a travaillé à la Chambre de Commerce de Welland et à Welland Canal Corporation. Les membres du comité perçoivent ses compétences de leadership d’é   quipe, d’administration, d’entrainement et de développement des relations comme des atouts important au SDAC de Welland.

“Je suis enthousiaste à l’idée de commencer cette nouvelle aventure en tant que Directrice Exécutive du SDAC de Welland. J’ai hâte de travailler avec nos membres afin de développer des opportunités pour souligner et renforcer le Cœur de centre-ville. Je veux contribuer à la réussite de ma ville d’origine!”

Dans son temps libre, Alexis apprécient passer des moments en famille et se rendre à des centres d’amusement avec son chien Zara.

Alexis Higginbotham remplace l’ancienne Directrice Exécutive Amanda MacDonald, qui est partie pour un poste de Directrice Exécutive au SDAC d’Oshawa.

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Pour plus d’information concernant le SDAC de Welland, veuillez contacter Kelly Jones à chair@downtownwelland.ca

Date Published: October 2, 2019
Written by:
Category: Events