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September 8, 2009
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New Member Appointed to Advisory Council on the Status of Women


Marcia Enman of Wellington, Prince Edward Island is a great addition to the Advisory Council says Minister Responsible for the Status of Women Valerie E. Docherty.

“I am pleased to welcome Marcia to her role as a member of the Advisory Council on the Status of Women,” said Minister Docherty. “Marcia is an active member of her community and has considerable experience as a board member for many organizations. Her skills and passion will be a great asset to the council.”

Enman is the general director and editor of the only French language newspaper on Prince Edward Island. She has been with La Voix Acadienne for 31 years and continues to work in the development of the publication that serves the Acadian and Francophone community of Prince Edward Island.

Among her community and volunteer background, Enman sits on the national board of directors of L’Association de la presse francophone as vice-president. She is village councillor on the Wellington Village Municipal Council. Enman also sits on the Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island Board as a selection committee member. “The Council will benefit from Marcia’s media expertise, and her knowledge of the issues of women in the Acadian community,” says Isabelle Christian, Chair of the Advisory Council. “We welcome this appointment.”

The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women is an arms-length government agency mandated to advise the provincial government and bring before the public matters relating to the status of women. The Council works for equality and supports women’s full and active participation in social, legal, cultural, economic, and political spheres of life.

For more information, please contact Michelle Harris-Genge, Director, Interministerial Women’s Secretariat at (902) 368-5557.

Media Contact: Julie Whitlock
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