Compensation information for Regional District of North Okanagan directors has been released for 2012.

Compensation information for Regional District of North Okanagan directors has been released for 2012.

Significant dollars go towards North Okanagan politicians

The Regional District of North Okanagan has issued wage and expense details for 2012

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.