The Kootenay East Riding Association held it’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2013 and elected the 2013-2014 Riding Association Executive.
In a press release the Association announced the election of the following executive positions:
President – Scott Manjak
Vice-President – Elmer Higgins (Cranbrook)
Vice- President – Joe Tress (Elk Valley)
“I look forward to working with Minister Bennett, the Riding Association Executive and Members over the next year,” said Incoming President Scott Manjak. “The Riding Association plays an important part in supporting Minister Bennett, the government’s efforts in growing our economy, and supporting jobs in the East Kootenay and throughout the province”.
Bennett himself praised the efforts of local volunteers. “Any success I have had over the years getting elected has been because the tremendous volunteer support I have consistently received,” Bennett said. “I want to thank outgoing President Judie Blakely for her four years of amazing support and offer my enthusiastic welcome to our new President, Scott Manjak.”