St. Anthony, NL January 31, 2022
ST. ANTHONY BASIN RESOURCES INC. (SABRI) WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
St. Anthony Basin Resources Inc. (SABRI) is proud to welcome Christopher Mitchelmore as Executive Director, effective January 17, 2022.
Christopher brings nearly 20 years of management and public policy experience, having previously owned and operated his own business, served a portfolio of clients through work with the Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) and for the past decade he has represented the people of the Great Northern Peninsula and the province in his capacity of Member of the House of Assembly, Minister. He managed various Government Departments, including Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development, Advance Education, Skills and Labour, Tourism Culture, Industry and Innovation, Francophone Affairs and responsible for Research and Development, Forestry and Agriculture and Immigration and Multi-culturalism. He has served on fisheries committees, including the All-Party Committee on Northern Shrimp. Christopher has been committed to strengthening community economic development through his past volunteer roles as Director with the Nordic Economic Development Board, Vice-President of the Straits-St. Barbe Chronic Care Corporation and Director with the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (cCEDnet).
Christopher has completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Coop) Hons. degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador.
In his new role, Christopher looks forward to working with the staff and Board of Directors to advance priorities that will expand the economic base and create jobs in the SABRI region. In 2022, SABRI will focus on advancing research partnerships with Grenfell Campus at Memorial University, complete 26 housing units for SABRI Estates, which are currently under development and participate in a number of other initiatives with partners.
St. Anthony Basin Resources Inc. (SABRI) was founded in 1997 to administer an allocation of Northern Shrimp on behalf of the 16 communities from North Boat Harbour to Goose Cove on the Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The royalties earned are reinvested in the region to expand the economic base and create employment opportunities in harmony with a rural setting and lifestyle.
For more information contact:
Christopher Mitchelmore, Executive Director