Canada’s Science Centre association appoints new Board of Directors
Montréal, QC. – May 18, 2010 – At their Annual General Meeting May 7th, the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) membership appointed its Board of Directors for 2010-2011.
Dov Bercovici, CEO and President of the Discovery Centre in Halifax, was named President. “I am very pleased to be President of the Canadian Association of Science Centres,” said Bercovici. “Representing Halifax, Nova Scotia and Discovery Centre on a national scale is an exciting new challenge that will benefit Discovery Centre’s visitors. CASC is a great organization and I look forward to serving as its President.”
Prior to his tenure with the CASC and Discovery Centre he served as Vice-President Operations at Acadia University and General Manager of the Atlantic Canada World Trade Centre. Mr. Bercovici is a graduate of McGill University (Economics) and Dalhousie University (MBA). In 2005, he was awarded Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award TM.
Joining Dov on the Board of Directors for CASC is an impressive collection of individuals from the fields of science and technology engagement across Canada:
The Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) builds capacity for its members to inspire a creative and prosperous Canada through science and technology engagement. More than 8 million people, nearly a quarter of Canada's population, visit member centres of the Canadian Association of science centres each year.