New CAO in Oliver

Cathy Cowan has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Oliver.

With over 24 years experience in local government, Cathy Cowan has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Oliver.

Oliver council approved Cowan’s appointment to the position at the Dec. 21 meeting.

Cowan currently hold the CAO position at the Village of Keremeos and was selected out of a large number of experienced candidates that applied, the Town of Oliver said in a press release.

“Previous to her current position, Ms. Cowan was the corporate officer at the Town of Oliver and has a proven track record in both municipalities and regional districts,” said Oliver Mayor Ron Hovanes in a press release. “With Ms. Cowan’s knowledge and understanding of the town, she will be able to jump right into the role and assist Council with their major initiatives. We sincerely welcome Cathy back to the town of Oliver.”

Cowan holds a local government administration certificate and has previously held senior management positions in Oliver and the Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen.

 

Just Posted

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Up to 25 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region by Thursday

Penticton RCMP warn of new ‘porting’ scam that puts internet banking, online accounts at risk

Two-factor verification has been the go-to way to keep online accounts secure

South Okanagan Cycling Without Age chapter tops in North America

The Penticton chapter of Cycling with Age provides more rides than others in North America.

Former Summerland lifeguard to be sentenced in January

Edward Casavant has pleaded guilty to child assault and pornography charges

Video: Magicians and Bubble Wonders highlight Penticton Shriners Variety Show

The annual fundraiser filled the Cleland Community Theatre on Sunday.

Community Foundation provides funding to Summerland organizations

More than $18,000 in grant funding given to Recope, the arts council and the food bank

B.C. cities top the list for most generous in Canada on GoFundMe

Chilliwack took the number-two spot while Kamloops was at the top of the list

Two in custody after allegedly assaulting a group of nine youths

The suspects were apprehended by police near Highway 33 and McCulloch Road

Kelowna man who assaulted and threatened two women sentenced

Russell McDermid was sentenced to 22 months in prison followed by three years of probation

Summerland utility rates to increase

Water rates to rise by five per cent, sewer by 3.5 per cent and electrical by 4.4 per cent

Thunberg ‘a bit surprised’ to be Time ‘Person of the Year’

‘I could never have imagined anything like that happening,’ she said in a phone interview

B.C. patients wait 41% longer than national average to see a walk-in doctor: Medimap

The longest wait time was found in Sidney, B.C., where patients waited an average of 180 minutes

Most Read