The Parksville Downtown Business Association (PDBA) board of directors has appointed its officers for 2021 and 2022.
The new officers are president Sandy Herle, Close to You Ladies Fashion and Lingerie; vice-president Nicole Thomas, RBC Royal Bank; and secretary-treasurer Michelle Jones, Timberlake-Jones Engineering.
Other directors elected to the PDBA board at its recent annual general meeting are Carol Ormiston, Parksville Home Hardware; and Greg Sabo, Sabo, Jang & Co. Ltd.
They join continuing directors Tami Frankford, Island Cleaning Supplies; Terry Kerr, Bayview Strata & Rental Services; and Permelia Parham, Vibrational Healing.
The PDBA administers Parksville’s downtown business improvement area and includes programs such as group marketing and promotion campaigns including a new corporate video, online business directory, downtown youth ambassadors, seasonal lighting, street banners, downtown walking map, façade improvement and security grants, and other placemaking projects and partnerships.
Information on Parksville’s wayfinding system, the association’s 2020 annual report and their latest video can be found at www.parksvilledowntown.ca.
— NEWS Staff, submitted