Mississauga Councillor, Nando Iannicca, was re-elected Chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) at the inaugural 2017 board meeting held Friday, January 20. Iannicca’s re-election marks his third term as Chair and his sixteenth 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.
“I want to thank the board for their continued support and share my gratitude for all the work carried out by our dedicated staff at CVC,” said Councillor Iannicca. “The work we do is so important. It has been my pleasure to be part of an organization that plays such a meaningful role in our communities. I am proud of all that CVC has accomplished and our continued efforts to protect the natural environment.”
Councillor Iannicca has served as Mississauga councillor for over 28 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 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 third year as Vice-Chair and his sixth year of service on the board.
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 is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario. Conservation authorities are provincial/municipal partnerships that manage the natural environment of a watershed, an area of land where the rain and snowmelt drain into a body of water. For more than 60 years, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) has worked with its partners to build a thriving environment that protects, connects and sustains us. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.
Photo: Nando Iannicca, CVC Chair and Mississauga Councillor
Photo: Don MacIver, CVC Vice-Chair and Amaranth Mayor
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