Carol Stewart elected to the International AURP Board of Directors

Carol Stewart elected to the International AURP Board of Directors

R+T Park’s own Carol Stewart elected to the International Association of University Research Parks’ (AURP) Board of Directors

Boca Raton, Florida. Thursday, December 4, 2014.

Carol Stewart, manager of the David Johnston Research + Technology Park, was elected to sit on the Board of Directors during the Annual General Meeting at the AURP International Conference. Stewart will commit to board service for three years, starting today.

Three AURP members representing University City Science Center (Philadelphia), MSU Innovation Campus (Montanna), and Edmonton Research Park nominated Stewart and the candidates with the most votes were elected. The goal of AURP is to have a diverse board, with experienced members representing various parks. Stewart’s 20+ years of marketing expertise validates her qualifications.

Apart from overseeing the 120-acre intensive research area, Carol Stewart is the founder and immediate past president of the AURP Canadian chapter (AURP Canada). AURP Canada is partnered with Startup Canada, CANARIE, and Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), collaborating with government and business.

For more information, contact
Carol Stewart
519-888-4567 x 36339

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About AURP Canada

The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) Canada is the national not-for-profit association established to advocate on behalf of the 26 research and technology parks across Canada. Founded in June 2007 as a chapter of AURP International (based In Tucson, AZ), AURP Canada has been developing partnerships with universities, municipal, provincial and federal governments, economic development agencies, in an effort to share ideas and resources that will spark sustainability, progressive standardization, and growth of the research park sector.

About the David Johnston Research + Technology Park

The David Johnston Research + Technology Park provides a powerfully supportive base for radical, high impact research. Today, greater than 70% of the world’s GDP (gross domestic product) runs on software created by companies in the R + T Park. Join those who seek commanding commercial advantage through technological leadership-organizations with the vision and drive to shift the ground under their competitors. The talent of the university community is ready and willing.