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Trent University Board of Governors Announces Five New Members

June 25, 2004, Peterborough

Reid Morden, chair of Trent University's Board of Governors has announced the appointment of five new members of the Board: Perth, Ontario lawyer, Robert Butterworth; Trent student and executive director of the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA), Catherine Dickinson; Trent Psychology professor, Dr. Deborah Kennett; retired president and CEO of Quaker Oats Canada Limited, David Morton; and alumnus, Graeme Ross, who manages the offices of RBC Dominion Securities in Peterborough and Cobourg.

"I am delighted to announce the appointment of these individuals to the Board of Governors," said Mr. Morden. "Each of them brings the perspective of different University stakeholders and, as important, brings expertise in key areas that will benefit future Trent University governance."

Mr. Morden also announced the reappointment of three external members: Len Vernon (chair of the Finance and Property Committee), Lynn McDonald (chair of the Investment and Audit Committee) and Doug Young (chair of the Advancement and Communications Committee). Staff member John Casserly was reappointed for a second term on the recommendation of his peers.

At this final meeting of the academic year the Board paid tribute to and recognized the contributions of those whose appointments would expire on June 30th. Daryl Bennett (2000-2004), Dan Coholan (2002-2004), Richard Dicerni (2001-2004), Kimberly Fielding (2002-2004), Richard Krug (2001-2004) and Prof. Michael Peterman (2002-2004).

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For more information, place contact: Don Cumming, Senior Director, Public Affairs, (705) 748-1011, ext. 1224

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