New president at Victoria Real Estate Board
The new president of the Victoria Real Estate Board has nearly 30 years of industry experience. “We don’t expect any surprises [this] year and it’s important to reassure the public that stability is good,” said Shelley Mann, who succeeds Carol Crabb at the top post. “We’ve had some years of rapid growth and now we are back to normal.” The board is a non-profit organization representing 1,250 local realtors in Greater Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands, and manages the Multiple Listing Service. Also on the board are president-elect Tim Ayres and Ara Balabanian, Guy Crozier, Wendy Moreton, Mike Nugent and Andrew Plank.
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Museum adds new directors
The Maritime Museum of British Columbia brought aboard six new board members for the new year. Gerald Chang joined as treasurer, bringing financial leadership in multiple industries, including biotechnology, construction and transportation. Also named to the board are F. Paul Crober, who held senior positions in provincial and federal emergency management; Daphne Goode, community relations and access co-ordinator for Shaw Cable; Darryl Harker, principal of StrategyOne Consulting; Jonathan Lathigee, who has worked with dozens of museums and art galleries across Canada; and Peter B. Robson, who spent 41 years at Odlum Brown Ltd. as a portfolio manager and director.
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On the move
The Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has named Chris Fudge its new executive director. He previously served as senior manager of member and visitor services for Tourism Whistler. He also spent three years with the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games ... Campus Infiniti has added David Kim to its sales team. He has 11 years of experience in the industry.
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Gelato on tap
Karen Fouracre and Jaki Ayton will launch LegatoGelato, an artisan gelato line made with goat milk from their dairy in Fanny Bay, on Saturday at the Comox Valley Farmers Market on Cliffe Avenue, 9 a.m. to noon. “Our milk is tested monthly to ensure quality and is the best in B.C.,” said Ayton. The gelato is mixed and pasteurized at Canadian Cultured Dairy Inc. in Royston, the home of Tree Island Yogurt.
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