Heart & Stroke has announced that Alison Twiner has been appointed as a chair on its National Board of Directors. Twiner has served of Heart & Stroke’s National Board since 2014, and was most recently a Vice Chair. Her appointment replaces outgoing board member Andrew Pipe.
Twiner is currently and Digital Marketing and Strategy consultant and advisor at Relentless Venture Fund. Twiner has been involved with Heart & Stroke since childhood, when she went door-to-door with her family to raise awareness and funds for research, according to their press release.
Twiner commented, “Heart disease and stroke have touched my family, and so many families in communities across Canada. It is a privilege to come full-circle and continue to volunteer and serve this organization as the new chair and help find business solutions that give people hope. I want to encourage everyone to come together, engage and connect with Heart & Stroke to beat these diseases.”