New appointee joins Comox Valley airport board

Carol Wain has been appointed the latest member of the Comox Valley Airport Commission (CVAC) board of directors.
Wain brings a specialized skill set to the CVAC board with her experience in developing improvement plans for businesses that improve cash flow, profit, processes and practices to create an environment where employees can provide exceptional experiences to customers.

Carol Wain has been appointed the latest member of the Comox Valley Airport Commission (CVAC) board of directors.Wain brings a specialized skill set to the CVAC board with her experience in developing improvement plans for businesses that improve cash flow, profit, processes and practices to create an environment where employees can provide exceptional experiences to customers.In 2003, Wain’s dedication to her business, her employees and their clients resulted in being recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year for Vancouver Island. “Carol has more than 15 years experience creating and managing sales incentive and employee recognition programs for all companies of all sizes within North America,” said Brad Minton, chair of the Comox Valley Airport Commission. “Her business acumen, combined with previous board experience, will be an excellent asset to CVAC, and we are so pleased to have her working with us.”Wain is the founder of World Incentive Network Inc. and currently serves as the president of the Incentive Travel Council. She has also served on boards for the Society of Incentive and Travel Executives, Canada Chapter and the Comox Valley Home Based Business Association.Wain’s appointment was endorsed at a recent CVAC board of directors meeting. The appointment is for a term of three years and fills the vacancy that was left following the resignation of Ken Dawson in March of this year. Wain is one of five board members representing the local governments nominating entity.“I have lived in the Comox Valley for the past 20 years and have seen how the airport has been an economic driver for this area,” said Wain. “I’m pleased to serve on the board of an organization that directly influences employment and tourism in my community.”The Comox Valley Airport Commission is the governing authority for the operation of the Comox Valley Airport. The commission’s nine members are nominated by the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland, the Comox Valley Regional District, the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Comox Valley Economic Development Society.CVAC is a federally incorporated, non-profit entity. It was established through letters patent in 1996.— Comox Valley Airport Commission

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