Vancouver, BC – The Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia (CPABC) announced today the appointment of Marco Pasqua, who is an award-winning entrepreneur, accessibility consultant, inspirational speaker, as the organization’s Provincial Spokesperson.
Pasqua has established himself as a leader in the accessibility space and a highly sought-after motivational speaker. Born weighing only 2 pounds and ten ounces in 1985, he came into the world 3 months premature and was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Marco joins the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC’s Provincial Ambassador, Howard Blank, as a recipient of the prestigious “Paul Harris Fellowship” from Rotary International.
“We are thrilled to welcome Marco in this role,” said Elizabeth Specht, Executive Director. “Marco is a gifted and delightful man who will be able to share lived experiences with persons with CP and those generous people and organizations who contribute to our organization. The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC is so excited to welcome Marco Pasqua to our team and allow us to capitalize upon his wonderful talents moving forward,” she added.
“I am honoured to be joining the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia team,” said Marco. “I very much look forward to collaborating with the Association and its members to increase awareness of CP, build upon our important brand and commitments to British Columbian’s and look to collaborate with local and national game-changers with a goal of ensuring that no one in British Columbia with Cerebral Palsy is ever turned away from receiving important services and programs due to lack of funding and or other constraints,” said Pasqua.