December 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A Rocha Canada Board Appoints Luke Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

Surrey, BC – The A Rocha Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Luke Wilson has accepted the appointment to the role of Chief Executive Officer of A Rocha Canada.

The appointment followed a rigorous recruiting process led by the board’s Executive Search Committee working closely with Nelson/Kraft & Associates Recruiters.

“The A Rocha Canada board is very encouraged to select an internal candidate who knows this very special organization so well, and whose values around community and creation care are deeply aligned with management, staff, donors & partners,” states John Diack, Chair of the A Rocha Canada Board.  “Luke brings a solid understanding of the opportunities (and challenges) that stand before A Rocha Canada, and this enables him to begin to work immediately with the National Management Team and staff to bring change where change is needed.”

“I am so blessed to be given the opportunity to lead an organization that I love so much,” says Luke Wilson.  “With the direct support of the board and working closely with the National Management Team, I am eager to bring stability to the organization before moving into the next season of growth and expansion.”

Mr. Wilson will assume the role of A Rocha Canada CEO on January 21, 2019.

ABOUT A ROCHA CANADA

A Rocha Canada is a Christian environmental stewardship organization that seeks to educate and inspire others in Creation Care, Conservation Science, Community and Sustainable Agriculture.  Now entering its 19th year, A Rocha Canada operates environmental centers in South Surrey (BC), Braintree (East of Winnipeg, MB), and in Hamilton (Ontario).

Other A Rocha Canada based partnership projects exist all across the country.

For more information, please visit www.arocha.ca