On March 20, 2018 the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the appointment of 19 part-time members to the board of trustees of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Canadian Museum of History, the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.
Among the trustees appointed to the Canadian Museum of History is Jennifer Pereira who is appointed for a four-year term effective March 12, 2018. Jenn has sat on the boards of a number of organizations, is a member of the Children’s Discovery Museum, and is chair of the Fund Development Cabinet for the Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon.
The Canadian Museum of History, formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization, is Canada’s national museum of human history. It is located in the Hull area of Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. The museum’s primary purpose is to collect, study, preserve, and present material objects that illuminate the human history of Canada and the cultural diversity of its people.