Visionary Recognized for Commitment to Community; Generosity, Dedication
THEMUSEUM is proud to announce that CEO David Marskell has been selected to receive the Senate of Canada 150+ Commemorative Medal, along with seven other local recipients. David was nominated based on the following criteria:
“The individual is thoroughly involved in their community and, through generosity, dedication, volunteerism and hard work, make their hometown, community, region, province or territory a better place.”
“We have a team of deeply passionate and committed individuals who are continuously innovating and pushing boundaries in the arts and culture sector,” said David Marskell, CEO, THEMUSEUM. “This is an honour I share with the entire organization, as we strive to make Waterloo Region a stronger, even more, creative and an inclusive space for everyone.”
“David is an obsessive and devoted supporter of arts and culture and we could not be prouder of this achievement,” said Frank Boutzis, President of THEMUSEUM’s Board of Directors. “He is collaborative and inclusive in his efforts to ensure that our Region has the best to offer to people locally and beyond. This recognition is a testament to his drive and contagious enthusiasm to make our community a better place.”
The Honourable Marty Deacon, Senator for Waterloo will award the medal on Wednesday, October 31. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 am at the Senate of Canada in Ottawa.
David also recently received the Canada 150 sesquicentennial Award of Recognition from the Government of Canada and on behalf of THEMUSEUM the inaugural University of Waterloo’s President’s Community Impact Award. In 2012, David was the Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.