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Meet your TNRD board of directors

The Thompson Nicola Regional District board of directors has a lot of familiar faces this election.

The TNRD covers 11 municipalities (Ashcroft, Barriere, Cache Creek, Chase, Clearwater, Clinton, Kamloops, Logan Lake, Lytton, Merritt and Sun Peaks) and 10 Electoral Areas represented by elected officials.

The district provides over 120 services including planning and building inspection, solid waste management, emergency preparedness and 9-1-1 services, recreation, utilities, television rebroadcasting, river buoys, transit, tourism, library services and operates a film commission.

Here is the list of who voters elected to sit on the TNRD board of directors: 

Electoral Area "L" (Grasslands) Ken Gillis (incumbent) 277

Electoral Area "M" (Beautiful Nicola Valley - North) David Laird 230

Electoral Area "A" (Wells Gray Country) Carol Schaffer (incumbent) 200

Electoral Area "O" (Lower North Thompson) Bill Kershaw (incumbent) 191

Electoral Area "J" (Copper Desert Country) Ronaye Elliott (incumbent) 187

Electoral Area "E" (Bonaparte Plateau) Sally Watson (incumbent) 165

Electoral Area "I" (Blue Sky Country) Steven Rice (incumbent) 164

Electoral Area "B" (Thompson Headwaters) Stephen Quinn 57

Electoral Area "E" (Bonaparte Plateau) Sally Watson (incumbent) 165

The following candidates were acclaimed:

Electoral Area "N" (Beautiful Nicola Valley - South) Herb Graham (incumbent)

Electoral Area "P" (Rivers and the Peaks) Mel Rothenburger (incumbent)

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