District of West Kelowna unveils its top salary earners

The District of West Kelowna recently unveiled its list of municipal workers who earned more than $75,000 in 2012.

Twenty management employees and 32 firefighters made the list; in 2010, 15 managers and 27 firefighters earned more than $75,000.

Eleven members of the fire department earned a six-figure salary in 2012; five managers earned more than $100,000 last year.

West Kelowna Mayor Doug Findlater made $62,608 in 2012, while the six councillors earned $21,250 each.

Below is a list of district employees who earned more than $100,000 in 2012.

Management and others:

- Nancy Henderson, director of development services ($109,587)

- Jason Johnson, chief administrative officer ($162,850)

- Marnie Manders, director of administration ($113,405)

- Gary O'Rourke, director of engineering/operations ($121,438)

- Jim Zaffino, chief financial officer ($132,072)

Fire Department:

- Lionel Bateman, firefighter captain ($109,106)

- Trevor Bredin, firefighter captain ($106,596)

- Pat Harmata, firefighter captain ($100,414)

- Kerry Klonteig, assistant fire chief ($103,105)

- Darren Lee, assistant fire chief ($102,268)

- Todd Moore, firefighter captain ($109,033)

- Bob Peters, firefighter captain ($107,199)

- Nathan Pike, firefighter captain ($107,009)

- Troy Russell, firefighter captain ($113,982)

- Wayne Schnitzler, fire chief ($118,543)

- Lyle Young, firefighter captain ($107,877)



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