The Thompson Nicola Regional District chair and vice-chair have been acclaimed for another year.
Nominated by their director colleagues on Thursday during the board’s regular meeting, no other candidate names were put forward, leading to their acclamation.
“I’ve enjoyed occupying the chair for the first year ad fully expect to enjoy occupying the chair for the coming year,” Chair Ken Gillis said, upon re-election.
“Thank you very much.”
Gillis, who is director of area L (Grasslands), became chair last year after former Cache Creek mayor John Ranta failed his re-election bid in the municipal election. Ranta had been mayor since 1990, prior to his defeat in October 2018. Area O (Power North Thompson) director Bill Kershaw is vice-chair for another year.