Taft elected RDEK vice chair

Invermere mayor Gerry Taft will take on the position of Vice Chair of the Regional District of East Kootenay board.

Invermere mayor Gerry Taft will take on the position of vice chair of the Regional District of East Kootenay board.

He takes over the position from Area C director Rob Gay, who was elected board chair during the RDEK’s inaugural meeting December 9.

Taft was one of two valley board members nominated for the position, with Area F director Wendy Booth also in the running along with Area A director Mike Sosnowski.

“This is an exciting new chapter for me,” Taft said in a release. “I am grateful for this opportunity to expand my knowledge and skills in local government.”

 

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