THUNDER BAY – The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, the CNIB have announced “One of Northwestern Ontario’s community advocates has accepted a nomination to CNIB’s Ontario-Nunavut Board of Directors. Ken Boshcoff who has served on numerous boards and committees joins CNIB this December. Ken is well-known as a fundraiser, an organizer and a community volunteer. CNIB welcomes his expertise in board governance, government navigation, community outreach, marketing and communications.
Boshcoff is currently elected as a member of Thunder Bay City Council, and is employed as the Director of Business Strategies at Crupi Consulting Group. Ken has served as a Member of Parliament, Mayor, and President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.
To commerate the occasion Ken has become the first ever member of a Thunder Bay Council to use braille business cards for City work.
CNIB is very active in Northwestern Ontario and its branch office provides a wide variety of assistance for people who are blind and partially sighted.