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New Executive Director - Derek Cooke

Posted by Eric Espig On 11:38

The Board of Directors of the Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Derek Cooke as its new Executive Director. Effective September 27, Mr. Cooke will oversee all museum operations.

“Mr. Cooke brings to the museum a lifetime of heritage presentation and preservation in museums and historic sites,” said Doug Beaton, President of the Board of Directors. “We’re extremely pleased to have him join the team, bringing needed historical insights that will drive the museum’s goals forward for the next few years.”

In addition to past achievements, which included work with the National Capital Commission, Black Creek Pioneer Village, Upper Canada Village, Louisbourg National Historic Site and the Parks Canada Agency, Mr. Cooke has also had roles with the Ontario Historical Society and Interpretation Canada.