The longtime chairperson of the Regional District of Central Okanagan board has been recognized for his community efforts.
Robert Hobson received a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal from Kelowna-Lake Country MP Ron Cannan during a ceremony Thursday.
In presenting the honour, Cannan outlined some of Hobson’s accomplishments including serving as regional district chairperson for 19 years and as a Kelowna councillor for 24 years.
Hobson was also president of the Union of B.C. Municipalities and is a trustee of the B.C. Municipal Pension Board and chairperson of its investment committee.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan includes Lake Country and the North Westside Road area.