2013-01-01 - Canadian Pioneers

Pioneers is proud to announce our new Chairman of the Board, J. Michael Sears

by Christina Hemphill

Mr. Sears has been a proud member since he joined in the Pioneers in 1993. He has served in many diverse roles during his tenure with the Pioneers, including: President, Future Pioneers; Council President; Chapter President; Manager, Bell Aliant Pioneers; Director, Computers for Schools; Board of Directors, International Pioneers Board and President and CEO, Canadian Pioneers. Through all of his work, Mr. Sears has remained committed to the core tenants of fellowship, loyalty and service that are at the heart of Pioneering.

“I am excited to have Michael with us at this important moment in our history,” said Charlene Hill, Executive Director of Pioneers. “His experience and expertise with the Pioneers will be critical as we embark on our second century of service.”

Mr. Sears has worked close to 30 years in the telecommunications industry with Bell Aliant and has held a variety of positions including those in Network Operations, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, Business Services, Data Services, Marketing, Training and Communications and Public Affairs.

Mr. Sears, P.Mgr.;C.I.M.; CD was recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his volunteer contributions to his country by Nova Scotia Premier, the Honourable Darrell Dexter and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd)
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