Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako gets new board

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) on Nov. 15 elected a new Chairperson and Board of Directors, at the RDBN office in Burns Lake. Standing (left to right) are Burns Lake Mayor Dolores Funk, director Mark Parker, RDBN Chairperson and Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen, directors Brad Layton, Micheal Riis-Christianson, Mark Fisher, Clint Lambert, Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach, Shane Brienen, Sarrah Storey, Tom Greenaway, Linda McGuire, Jerry Peterson and Beverly Playfair. Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen was elected as the new Chair. He replaces Bill Miller, who was Chairperson of the RDBN since 2011. (Blair McBride photo)

Gerry Thiessen (left) is sworn in by Provincial Court Judge Judith Doulis (right), with RCMP Corporal Greg Willcocks (back) presiding in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako office in Burns Lake on Nov. 15. Thiessen, who is the mayor of Vanderhoof was elected as the new RDBN Chair. (Blair McBride photo)

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