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Hobson to serve another term as chair of RDCO board

Kelowna city councillor Robert Hobson was acclaimed for another term as chair of the Regional District of the Central Okanagan board of directors.

Hobson has served as chair of the board since 1994.

He will also serve as chair of the Central Okanagan Regional Hospital District board.

Kelowna city councillor Gail Given was elected as vice-chair of both boards.

The regional district board consists of 12 voting members representing the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West Electoral Areas, and the member municipalities. The Westbank First Nation is represented by a non-voting member.

Besides Given and Hobson, also serving on the board are Jim Edgson (Central Okanagan West Electoral Area); Patty Hanson (Central Okanagan East Electoral Area); Walter Gray (Kelowna mayor); Colin Basran, Andre Blanleil, Gerry Zimmermann (Kelowna city councillors); James Baker (Lake Country mayor) Keith Fielding (Peachland Mayor); Doug Findlater (West Kelowna mayor); Duane Ophus (West Kelowna councillor and Mickey Werstuik (WFN).

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