January 31, 2018 – Mississauga Councillor, Nando Iannicca, was acclaimed as chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) at the inaugural 2018 board meeting held Friday, January 19. Iannicca’s acclamation marks his fourth term as Chair and his seventeenth year of service on CVC’s Board of Directors. The CVC board consists of 12 members represented by councillors from member municipalities within the Credit River watershed.
“Thank you to the board members for your continued support,” said Councillor Iannicca. “Thank you, too, for the consistently hard work by our dedicated staff as stewards of our watershed. I’m proud to serve, and to meet the opportunities of connecting communities as we protect, restore and enhance our local natural environment.”
Councillor Iannicca has served as Mississauga councillor for nearly 30 years and is the longest serving member of the city and Peel Regional council. In addition to serving on the CVC Board of Directors and CVC Foundation Board, Iannicca has served on the Police Services Board, Mississauga Hospital Foundation, Enersource Hydro Board, Mississauga Symphony and Peel Non-Profit Housing during his career.
The CVC Board of Directors also re-elected Township of Amaranth Mayor Don MacIver as Vice-Chair. Mayor MacIver represents the Township of Amaranth as well as the Town of Mono and the Township of East Garafraxa on the CVC Board of Directors. MacIver’s re-election marks his fourth year as Vice-Chair and his sixth year of service on the board. He is also elected vice chair and member of the board of Conservation Ontario.
CVC is accountable through its Board of Directors to the municipalities and residents in the Credit River watershed. The board approves and guides CVC policies, programs, projects and sets its annual budget.
Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a local conservation authority established by the Ontario government in 1954 to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River Watershed. That watershed is the area of land defined by where all rainfall, snowmelt and runoff drains into lands and waters flowing into the Credit River. CVC creates connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. It inspires a deep appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.
Photo: Chair of Credit Valley Conservation, Nando Iannicca
Photo: Vice Chair of Credit Valley Conservation, Mayor Don MacIvor
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