The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association has announced the hiring of a new Executive Director, replacing Dennis Lait, who retired in June.
Shannon Wilson, Coordinator of John Barsby Community School in Nanaimo for 19 years, will step into the role.
“Shannon is a social advocate who enjoys bringing people together to create solutions through collaboration and partnership,” says an LRCA release.
It adds that Wilson has placed an emphasis on community development. “She thrives on participating in a shared vision that enriches the lives of individuals and builds community.
“Shannon sees authenticity, high energy and meaningful connection as a way to create positive community transformation.”
The LRCA also announced that Darcey Bouvier will take over the position of Manager for the Ladysmith Police-based Victim Services program, replacing Carla Sampson.
Bouvier is currently employed by the Cowichan Valley Regional RCMP Victim Services Unit at the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Detachment.