Art Kaehn, the Regional District of Fraser Fort George director for Woodpecker-Hixon, has been named first vice president of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities.
The move puts Kaehn in line to become president of the organization at next year’s convention. Kaehn served as the Fraser Fort George regional district chair from 2007 through 2022.
Councillor Trish Mandewo of the City of Coquitlam was acclaimed UBCM president and was installed Friday (Sept. 22) after serving the past year as first vice president.
The UBCM executive is made up of 22 local elected leaders from around the province.
Other area representatives on the UBCM executive include Prince George city councillor Cori Ramsay (director-at-large), Jerrilyn Kirk, the Regional District of Fraser Fort George director for Crooked River-Parsnip (electoral area representative), and Fraser Lake Mayor Sarrah Storey (director-at-large).