Ronald J. Kruzeniski appointed as Chair of CNIB’s National Board of Directors

9/19/2016

Ronald (Ron) J. Kruzeniski was appointed as Chair of CNIB’s National Board of Directors for a two-year term at the Annual General Meeting held on Saturday, September 10 in Toronto.

Ron has served on CNIB’s National Board since 2013. He is a lawyer, admitted to the Bar in 1973 and worked in private practice for 16 years. From 1983 to 1989, Ron served as the Chair of the Human Rights Commission, and also worked as the Assistant Deputy Minister of Labour and was appointed Public Guardian and Trustee.

“I am honoured to be appointed Chair of the National Board of Directors, and am very excited about the future when I look at the challenges and opportunities facing the organization,” Kruzeniski said. “CNIB is looking forward to a great deal of change which, when it occurs, will better allow us to continue to serve Canadians who are blind and partially sighted.”

In addition to his work with CNIB, Ron has been involved in senior volunteer roles over the years with different organizations, including The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, CBA National Elder Law Section, Public Legal Education Association; the Legal Aid Commission of Saskatchewan; the Law Society of Saskatchewan; Regina Separate School Board; Campion College Board of Regents; Regina Public Library Board; and Saskatchewan School Trustees Association.

Ron’s leadership of CNIB’s National Board will be vital as the organization prepares for its next century of service to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted.​

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