Lake Country hires cultural co-ordinator

Ryan Donn rose to the top among 75 applicants for the position

Ryan Donn has been hired by the District of Lake Country to co-ordinate cultural activities.

Ryan Donn has been hired by the District of Lake Country to co-ordinate cultural activities.

A well-known performer and producer is taking on Lake Country’s cultural scene.

The District of Lake Country has hired Ryan Donn as cultural development co-ordinator.

“We received more than 75 applications and heard from a number of very qualified individuals,” said Holly Flinkman, human resources and safety manager.

“After viewing some outstanding presentations from the final three short-listed candidates, we came to the conclusion that Ryan Donn was the best fit for the new staff role in Lake Country.”

Donn will be responsible for the co-ordination of the community theatre, open air performances, public art supervision, cultural and heritage events, and working with various community groups.

“The District of Lake Country is about to embark on a journey of discovery where the true potential of its cultural capacity will be allowed to flourish if guided properly,” said Donn, who is a Kelowna city councillor.

“I consider it an honour to be a part of this exciting time of transition in such a dynamic community.”

Donn will start his duties in mid-November.