Courtenay Coun. Murray Presley has been elected president of the Comox Valley Economic Development Society board.
He replaces Susan Toresdahl, who takes on the role of past president.
Patrick McKenna and Comox Valley Airport CEO Shirley de Silva are new board directors.
CVEDS is a non-profit society that receives funding each year from the City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland and the three electoral areas within the Comox Valley Regional District.
Its mission is to “encourage responsible expansion of the economic base of the Comox Valley with the intent of enhancing wealth and employment opportunities.”