VANCOUVER ISLAND, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Comox Valley Airport
Commission (CVAC) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Richard
Clarke to its Board of Directors.
Richard brings more than 37 years of public sector experience with him
to the Comox Valley Airport's Board of Directors. As a consultant
specializing in public sector productivity and improvement, he brings
valuable management and performance measurement insight to the board.
"Richard has an impressive resume with many years of senior management
experience with the Government of Ontario," said Comox Valley Airport
Commission Chair, Linda Oprica. "His commitment to volunteerism and
his skills and knowledge in the areas of quality assurance, performance
evaluation and human resources will be a beneficial addition the CVAC
"YQQ has a huge role to play in the economic and social development of
the Comox Valley and the North Island," said Richard. "The airport's
presence and performance is a key enabler for local residents and
businesses wishing to compete in a global economy."
Richard serves on the boards of several national organizations including
the Rotary Foundation of Canada, the Institute of Citizen Centered
Services and the Canadian Landmine Foundation. He is also the current
president of the Comox Valley's Dawn to Dawn homeless society.
Richard lives and works in Comox and says the presence of the airport
was a key element in his own decision to locate his internationally
focused consultant practice here.
Richard fills the Local Governments nominee vacancy, a position formerly
held by Daryl McLouglin. His appointment was endorsed earlier this
month and he attended his first board meeting on September 18.
The Comox Valley Airport Commission is the governing authority for the
operation of the Comox Valley Airport. The nine-member Commission is
broadly representative of the Comox Valley community and its members
are nominated by the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village
of Cumberland, the Comox Valley Regional District, the Comox Valley
Chamber of Commerce and the Comox Valley Economic Development Society.
CVAC is a federally incorporated, not-for-profit entity. It was
established through letters patent in 1996.
For more information about Richard Clarke and the Comox Valley Airport
Commission's Board of Directors visit www.comoxairport.com and look under About Us/Corporate Governance.
SOURCE: Comox Valley Airport