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Thank you to Paul Wheeler and Welcome to Douglas Tennant at Semiahmoo House Society

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Inclusion BC expresses its thanks to Paul Wheeler upon his retirement and welcome to Douglas Tennant as new Executive Director of Semiahmoo House Society.

Inclusion BC expresses its thanks and appreciation for the years of service of Paul Wheeler, Executive Director of Semiahmoo House Society, an Inclusion BC member organization, and welcomes Douglas Tennant to the position of Executive Director of Semiahmoo House Society.

Paul served Semiahmoo House Society and the community living movement as Executive Director for over 15 years, an exemplar of strong commitment to person-centred planning and services, true inclusion and full human rights for all, including people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Paul is chair of the board of the Community Services Benefits Trust, and has been deeply involved in the community living movement over the years. He has been a strong supporter of Inclusion BC and provincial organizing and advocacy for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

We are also delighted to welcome Douglas Tennant as the new Executive Director of Semiahmoo House Society. Douglas became Paul's Co-Executive Director in September of 2012, and is a strong leader carrying forward Paul's legacy of inclusive and innovative community building.

Thank you to Paul Wheeler for your years of service and the tremendous legacy of inclusion that you leave - we look forward to continuing to work together in the community -  and warmest welcomes to Douglas Tennant as we look forward to continuing our work together to build a truly inclusive society and world.