News

Juliette Cunningham elected GVAC chairperson

There’s been a shift in leadership within Greater Vernon.

Juliette Cunningham, a Vernon director, was elected as chairperson of the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee Thursday, replacing BX-Silver Star director Mike Macnabb.

“I’m looking forward to it. There’s a real sense of co-operation here,” she said, adding that there is a lot of work to do on water, as well as parks and culture.

Cunningham was recently appointed as a GVAC  representative by the City of Vernon and Thursday was her first formal meeting, although she has been an observer of previous sessions.

Macnabb, who had been chairperson since 2012, was not troubled that his colleagues went in a different direction.

“It’s not a problem for me. The chair’s position doesn’t have a lot of power. You have to hold back your own views,” he said.

“Juliette will do an excellent job in the chair.”

Coldstream director Gyula Kiss, who had also been nominated for chairperson, was acclaimed as vice-chairperson.

 

 

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 ...

Facebook blames glitch for global outage
 
Helping animals in need
 
SFU scientists among Stanford’s Leopold Leadership fellows
Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?
 
Expansion at Harrison Esplanade restaurant
 
No signs yet Abbotsford will be involved in AHL move west
OUTLOOK: Leading the way in life-changing eye surgery
 
B.C. First Nation launches study of Gibraltar Mine
 
New program boosts technology and agriculture in Mission

Community Events, January 2015

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

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

Jan 28 edition online now. Browse the archives.