MEDIA RELEASE

OTTAWA, November 19, 2012 - The Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karine Hopper as our new Director of Administration. Ms. Hopper joins the MLI team after several years in the federal government. Most recently, she served as Manager of Personnel and Administration in the Prime Minister's Office. Earlier in her career, she held positions in the office of the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs) and in the Communications department of the Prime Minister's Office.

"I am excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the important work of the institute," said Ms. Hopper. "I look forward to working with the MLI team," she added.

Ms. Hopper will be responsible for MLI's internal administration and event organization. She will also assist in MLI's fundraising initiatives. She can be reached at karine.hopper@macdonaldlaurier.ca or by telephone at 613-482-8327 ext. 102.

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute is an independent non-partisan Ottawa-based national think tank devoted to the development of Canadian public policy.

 

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