The Regional District of North Okanagan has released compensation details for elected officials in 2012.
“They are very legitimate. We have a very dedicated group of directors,” said Patrick Nicol, board chairperson.
Topping the list was rural Lumby director Rick Fairbairn, with $34,431 in remuneration and expenses. Fairbairn is RDNO vice-chairperson, White Valley parks chairperson and former Electoral Area Advisory Committee chairperson. Her also attends Okanagan Basin Water Board.
Next on the list is BX-Silver Star director Mike Macnabb with wages and expenses of $33,349. He is chairperson of the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee.
For other board directors, remuneration and expenses for 2012 were:
Bob Fleming, BX-Swan Lake, $$33,297
Patrick Nicol, Vernon, $32,849
Jackie Pearase, rural Enderby, $29,786
Eugene Foisy, Cherryville, $29,054
Rob Sawatzky, Vernon, $15,565
Howie Cyr, Enderby, $14,743
Doug Dirk, Coldstream, $14,619
Janice Brown, Spallumcheen, $14,498
Kevin Acton, Lumby, $14,443
Shirley Fowler, Armstrong, $14,007
Juliette Cunningham, Vernon, $12,375
See more in Friday’s Morning Star.