Comox Valley Trails Alliance seeks volunteers

The Comox Valley Trails Alliance is looking for volunteers who would like to sit on the Board of Directors.

The Comox Valley Trails Alliance is looking for volunteers who would like to sit on the Board of Directors.

“We know that there is a lot of support in the region to maintain and expand recreation trails as well as gain responsible access to trails that fall on private lands,” said organizer Genevieve Burdett in a news release. “There is, also, a growing recognition that recreation trails and areas are an economic asset to our communities. We are looking to those that have the right skills, knowledge and influence to join us.”

The Comox Valley Trails Alliance intends to work collaboratively to support the excellent work of the numerous organizations that exist in the Comox Valley. Already, the United Riders of Cumberland, Comox Valley Land Trust and Comox Valley Road Runners have offered to sit on the Board of Directors.

Many other regions have found a trails alliance to be valuable including Rossland, Fernie, Pemberton, Squamish and the Shuswap. The Shuswap Trails Alliance has been very active, completing over 70 greenway trail projects valued at more than $1.2 million in amenity assets over the past eight years.

The Comox Valley Trails Alliance is seeking up to five individuals to join the Board of Directors. Those with experience in fundraising, project management, governance, advocacy, marketing, legal, finance, and outdoor recreation are being sought specifically, though anyone from across the Comox Valley is invited to put their name forward.

Anyone interested in joining the Board of Directors is asked to submit a letter to the Comox Valley Trails Alliance outlining his or her interest and relevant experience. Letters can be emailed to cvtrails@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2013.

For more information visit www.comoxvalleytrails.com.

— Comox Valley Trails Alliance

Just Posted

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

Basket raffle a Comox Valley Child Development Association Children’s Telethon tradition

One-stop Christmas shopping with Winner Takes All Basket rffle

Comox Valley gives back

A look at some of the organizations and individuals who help out in the community

Golden anniversary for G.P. Vanier Thursday

It was a day of celebration for students, educators and administrators past… Continue reading

Singer k.d. lang receives Alberta’s highest honour

Celebrated singer-songwriter k.d. lang received the Alberta Order of Excellence in Edmonton

Comox Valley gives back

A look at some of the organizations and individuals who help out in the community

B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw

Jackpot carried over; B.C. tickets share Max Millions prizes

‘Mom, I’m in trouble:’ Canadian faces 10 years for alleged graffiti

Brittney Schneider, another tourist caught spraying message on walls of Tha Pae Gate in Thailand

Feds consulting on national anti-racism strategy behind closed doors

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez says people still face systemic racism in some communities

Enbridge aims for mid-November to finish B.C. pipeline repair after blast

A natural gas pipeline that ruptured and burned near Prince George caused an explosion and fireball

How to get government cheques if Canada Post staff go on strike

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said members could go on rotating strikes as early as Monday

Anti-SOGI school trustee files defamation lawsuit against BCTF president

Barry Neufeld says Glen Hansman’s words caused him “indignity,” “personal harassment,” and “anxiety”

Most Read