Concluding an intensive selection process, the Board of Directors of CFI Canada appointed Eric Adriaans as National Executive Director (NED). Eric Adriaans formally started as National Executive Director in March 2014.
Adriaans joins CFI Canada from a progressive 22-year charitable sector career with many recognized and respected Canadian charitable agencies.
Eric Adriaans commented: “I am honoured to join CFI Canada’s team of talented, passionate staff and volunteers. As a registered educational charity, CFI Canada is well-positioned to educate and provide a community of support for those who value science, free thought and critical thinking. CFIC offers services and programs for the increasing ranks of rational and ethical people demanding reason, science and secularism… I am energized by the progress that is possible now more than ever.”
Gary Fitzgibbon, Chair of the CFIC Board’s Search Committee said of the appointment, “I’ve no doubt that Eric Adriaans is the dynamic professional with not-for-profit management experience that CFI Canada requires in its next National Executive Director”
Kevin Smith, Chair of CFI Canada’s Board of Directors said, “Eric brings the right mix of strategic, innovative thinking, administrative skills and knowledge of the charitable sector to spearhead growth of the organization and influence the national conscience. The Board of Directors welcomes and looks forward to working with Eric.”