Riley Gettens, Rural Director
Area F – West Bench/Faulder says
Below is the motion that I put forward at Corporate Services Committee on March 4. It passed and will come back to the Board for debate (hopefully on March 18).
The Chair and/or their Designate is the primary spokesperson for the Regional District on regional matters. The Chair is authorized to distribute information releases on behalf of the Regional District and provide media interviews in relation to any Board position. Other members of the Regional Board are secondary spokespersons for the Regional District on regional matters.
The Electoral Director, and/or designate, is the primary spokesperson and promoter for his or her rural area on matters pertaining specifically to his or her electoral area.
“My role, and the role of the board of directors, is to follow board policy. If the board decides to stay with the existing policy, I will continue to follow the current communications process. If the board votes through a new policy, I will support and follow the new communications process.”
Karla Kozakevich, – Chair of the RDOS Board
Rural Director – Naramata
Manfred Bauer, (Mayor of Keremeos) says
former Vice Chair of RDOS Board
“I have no problem with the present policy.”