Rural Lumby director Rick Fairbairn will lead the Regional District of North Okanagan board.
Fairbairn was elected chairperson during the inaugural board meeting Wednesday.
Fairbairn was vice-chairperson and served as acting chairperson after the death of Patrick Nicol in January.
Kevin Acton, Lumby director, was elected board vice-chairperson Wednesday.
Look for more in Friday’s Morning Star.