Jeannette Townsend

Jeannette Townsend

Recipient
Valemount, British Columbia

Jeannette’s six terms as mayor of Valemount are a powerful testament to her commitment to the community and region. Responsible management during her time in office has left a legacy for generations to come. She has played a major role in knitting together a wide range of community and regional interests with positive and lasting results. Jeannette was involved in such ground-breaking developments as the Columbia Basin Trust and the realization of the University of Northern British Columbia. A Director of the Fraser Fort Regional District, a former trustee of the Valemount Health Planning Society and a former director of the Valemount & area economic development commission, Jeannette has been a strong advocate and ambassador for her community and region.

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