In the caption of a photo called ‘New Regional District directors’ published in the Lakes District News Dec. 17 edition, the information regarding the newly elected regional directors was incomplete. Lakes District News apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Elected regional district directors include Mark Fisher (new) for Electoral Area A; Bill Miller (acclaimed) for Electoral Area B; Tom Greenaway (acclaimed) for Electoral Area C; Ralph Roy (acclaimed) for Electoral Area D; Eileen Benedict (new, but previously served on the board) for Electoral Area E; Jerry Petersen (incumbent) for Electoral Area F; and Rob Newell (incumbent) for Electoral Area G.
Appointed directors include Taylor Bachrach (mayor of Smithers); Darcy Repen (mayor of Telkwa); Shane Brienen (mayor of Houston); Thomas Liversidge (councillor of Granisle); Luke Strimbold (mayor of Burns Lake); Dwayne Lindstrom (mayor of Fraser Lake); Gerry Thiessen (mayor of Vanderhoof); and Rob MacDougall (mayor for Fort St. James).
Electoral area directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako were sworn in during a ceremony on Dec. 11, 2014. The newly elected directors made their oath of office in the presence of Honourable Judge William Jackson.