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Five new councillors elected to Penticton band council

Five new councillors were elected to the Penticton Indian Band council following an election held yesterday, Jan.30, 2020.
January 31, 2020 - 9:26 AM

The Penticton Indian Band has some new council members following elections at the band last night.

Band communications coordinator Dawn Russell said in a media release five new councillors were elected in the vote yesterday, Jan. 30, in which the following candidates were elected:

  • Inez Pierre
  • Fred Kruger
  • Vivian Lezard
  • Charlene Roberds
  • Carlene George

Band members voted in favour of a byelection in December last year following the resignation of five councillors in 2016.

The new members will hold office until a new election cycle takes place later this year.

The Penticton Indian Band elected five new councillors at a byelection held yesterday, Jan. 30, 2020.
The Penticton Indian Band elected five new councillors at a byelection held yesterday, Jan. 30, 2020.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Penticton Indian Band

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