Tim Armstrong, Chair of the Board of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon. Steven Mahoney, P.C., as President and CEO of the Institute. He succeeds Dr. Fergal Nolan, who recently retired after having successfully led the Institute with dedication for almost 30 years.
Mr. Mahoney has just completed a six-year term as Chair of Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board. His previous distinguished public service career includes serving as Member of Parliament (1997-2005) with Ministerial responsibilities for Crown Corporations, Member of Ontario’s Provincial Parliament (1987-1995) where he chaired the Provincial Finance Committee, and City and Regional Councillor for Mississauga (1978-1987).
Mr. Mahoney’s dedication to public service, passion for workplace safety, and proven track record of success in pursuit of the prevention agenda will greatly benefit the advancement of the Institute’s mission focused on promotion of radiation safety in the workplace, the environment, and the community at large. The Board of Governors and staff are happy to welcome Mr. Mahoney as the new President and CEO and are proud to have him join the Institute’s team. The President’s 3-year term will commence on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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