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    Territory Announces New Positions

    Appointments implemented in response to General's vision. April 25, 2013
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    Executive leadership of the Canada and Bermuda Territory is aware of the changing context and culture in which The Salvation Army lives out its mission. To better serve the needs of the territory and in response to the General's vision plan of One Army, One Mission, One Message, three new appointments will be implemented on June 28.

    In a new Cabinet secretariat position, Major Jim Champ will serve as the secretary for communications overseeing editorial, public relations and development, federal government relations, National Advisory Board and ecumenical relations. Major Champ has served for the past five years as editor-in-chief and literary secretary and is the president of the Canadian Council of Churches. He will take on the role with the rank of lt-colonel.

    Graham Moore, the current territorial public relations and development secretary, will be the director of organizational development. This position will focus on the functional alignment, accountability, collaboration, innovation and culture shifts, working to improve organizational effectiveness within Canada and Bermuda. Reporting to the office of the chief secretary, Moore will advise and partner with Army leaders to identify and remove significant barriers that waste resources, deplete productivity and impede successful mission outcomes.

    Lt-Colonel Deborah Graves is appointed as the integrated mission secretary to champion the Army's territorial priority of bringing together many diverse expressions of service and ministry. Lt-Colonel Graves is currently the divisional director of women's ministries in the Ontario Great Lakes Division and brings experience as both a corps officer and social services executive director.

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