Content about executive secretary

April 21, 2011

Jayne Seagrave will take over as  president of the Worldwide DIY Council, effective May 1. Seagrave will take over for past executive secretary Donald Droesch, who is retiring from the Council. 

Seagrave is marketing director of the Vancouver Tool Corp. She holds a Ph.D in Criminology and is an active speaker and author. She has been a member of the council for more than six years and served on the board from 2007 to 2010. She is the first woman to hold the position and also the first Canadian to do so.

January 30, 2011

After 30-plus years, Bob Vereen has retired from the Worldwide DIY Council, an association of active U. S. and Canadian exporters.

He joined the group as executive secretary when it consisted of a dozen members who wanted to network with each other about export opportunities and built it up to a membership of nearly 150 at its peak.