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Chief Administrative Officer Announcement

By Krista Etty
on Jun 15, 2022

Press Release

Following a comprehensive search, the Village of Valemount has been successful in the recruitment of a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that Mr. Eric Depenau, of Prince George, will be commencing his duties as CAO on July 04, 2022.

Mayor Owen Torgerson stated that “Council is extremely excited to be making this announcement. Mr. Depenau brings an essential blend of experience, education, cadence, leadership and energy that will be absolutely crucial in engaging the opportunities and challenges that are in front of us.”

CAO Eric Depenau says that he is very much looking forward to joining the Village of Valemount’s team of dedicated staff and meeting more of the people that make this community such a wonderful place. “I am confident that together, our team, will be able to support Mayor and Council to advance the important work currently underway and on all the exciting, and challenging, work that is ahead.” Mr. Depenau has spent most of his career in the public service and in north‐central British Columbia. “I am very proud to continue to live, work and play in this beautiful region and to do so in service to the people who call it home”.

The Village of Valemount looks forward to an exciting year ahead! Please join us in welcoming Eric into our community!!
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