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Rhona Martin named UBCM president.
Rhona Martin, Columbia Shuswap Regional District board vice-chair and director for Electoral Area E Rural Sicamous, was acclaimed president of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities for the 2013-14 term.
Martin, who was first vice-president last year, was named president at a plenary session on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
Martin has been the area director since she was first elected to the CSRD board in 1990.
She currently serves as chair of the North Okanagan-Columbia Shuswap Regional Hospital District and sits on several committees – Milfoil Control Planning Committee, Shuswap Economic Development Commission, Shuswap Tourism Committee, Parcel Tax Review Committee, Shuswap Regional Airport Commission, Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust and the Shuswap Lake Integrated Planning Process Executive Committee.