News

Hansen leaving position in downtown Vernon

Earl Hansen is retiring as executive director with the Downtown Vernon Association. - Photo submitted
Earl Hansen is retiring as executive director with the Downtown Vernon Association.
— image credit: Photo submitted

Downtown Vernon is losing a strong advocate.

Earl Hansen is retiring as executive director of the Downtown Vernon Association Sept. 14.

“Downtown Vernon is a gem and I feel proud to have been a member of the polishing team finding new ways to make it shine," said Hansen who has held the position since 2006.

Ruth Hoyte, DVA president, says Hansen has been an extremely valuable resource to the board.

“Earl has been the dedicated leader of our staff team and has made noteworthy contributions in several key areas of DVA activity including downtown security, mural development and special events," she said.

“Earl will definitely be missed but now we must look ahead to finding a capable replacement that can help take us to the next level.”

A hiring committee has been formed to seek a new executive director.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

UPDATE: B.C. legislature to get security scanner
 
Soldier killed in Parliament Hill siege
 
Security stepped up in B.C. after attacks in Ottawa
Pharmasave helps with international health care
 
Sustainablity group remains positive
 
West Kootenay Roller Derby League season opens
Coyotes cruising with strong depth
 
Stronger one kind act at a time
 
One last holdup on B.C. railway tracks

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.