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Posted: September 27, 2021

Fernie Mayor elected second VP of UBCM

The Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) membership recently selected its Table Officers for the 2021-2022 Executive Board at the close of its annual convention.

Councillor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg of the City of Quesnel has been acclaimed UBCM president and was officially installed Sept. 17 after serving the past year as first vice-president.

Councillor Jen Ford of the Resort Municipality of Whistler has been acclaimed first vice president, after serving as second vice-president for the past year.

And Mayor Ange Qualizza of the City of Fernie has been elected second vice president after serving as third vice president for the past year.

Councillor Claire Moglove of the City of Campbell River has been acclaimed third vice president

“Our new UBCM executive is ready to move forward on the numerous concerns discussed at this year’s convention, ranging from local government financial challenges, to dealing with the potential impacts of another devastating heatwave in the future,” said president Roodenburg. “The discussions at our virtual convention gave us the direction we need to address the many local governance and other issues facing BC’s municipalities today.”

Lead image: Fernie Mayor Ange Qualizza addressing the 2021 UBCM conference. Photo courtesy UBCM


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