49th MVCA Annual General Meeting
February 15, 2017 CARLETON PLACE— The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) congratulates John Karau on being re-elected as Chair of the Board of Directors at its 49th Annual General Meeting, held Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Mr. Karau was appointed by the City of Ottawa in 2012 and will be serving his fourth year as Chair.
The MVCA would also like to congratulate Duncan Abbott on being re-elected as Vice-Chair. Mr. Abbott was appointed by the Town of Mississippi Mills in 2011 and has held the position of Vice-Chair since 2014.
The MVCA Board is comprised of 17 representatives from its 11 member municipalities. The Board’s role is to establish policies of the Authority, define programs and services to achieve its mandate, determine and monitor annual expenditures, direct management and advocate the work of MVCA in their community. MVCA’s area of jurisdiction covers 4,450 square kilometres.
2017 MVCA Board of Directors
City of Ottawa
John Karau (Chair)
Town of Carleton Place
Town of Mississippi Mills
Duncan Abbott (Vice Chair)
Township of Addington Highlands
Tay Valley Township
Mark Burnham (past chair)
Township of Beckwith
Township of Central Frontenac
Township of Drummond/North Elmsley
Township of Greater Madawaska
Township of Lanark Highlands
Township of North Frontenac
MVCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. Formed in 1968, MVCA’s mandate is to manage the watershed’s resources in partnership with our eleven member municipalities and the Province of Ontario. For more information, visit www.mvc.on.ca, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.
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