SOS has a new president, Garry Cox

New chair of the Society of Organized Services' board of directors was an RCMP officer for 30 years;

  • Jun. 23, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The Society of Organized Services (SOS) has a new president and a new board member after its annual general meeting last week.

Garry Cox replaced Cory McIntosh as chair of the SOS board and Elaine McKinlay came in as a new director.

Cox is a retired police officer who served 30 years with the RCMP, the last nine of those were in Oceanside.

Cox volunteers with several other local organizations and has been a member and SOS volunteer since 2003.

McKinlay relocated to the area from Edmonton in 2012.

She worked for 32 years in the telecommunications industry in the areas of finance and human resources.

She volunteered for the SOS Tax program before becoming interested in a board position.

Re-elected to First Vice President was Janet Smukowich, Will MacEwen was re-elected as Second Vice President, and Barbara Price was voted in as Secretary Treasurer for a second term.

Past President Cory McIntosh has held several executive board positions with SOS, including seven years as president.

— Submitted by SOS