Kootenay East Riding Association holds annual general meeting and election of Riding Association Executive

The Kootenay East Riding Association is pleased to announce the election of executive positions.

  • Nov. 4, 2013 6:00 a.m.


CRANBROOK – The Kootenay East Riding Association held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2013 and elected the 2013-2014 Riding Association Executive.

The Kootenay East Riding Association is pleased to announce the election of the following executive positions:

President – Scott Manjak

Vice-President – Elmer Higgins (Cranbrook)

Vice- President – Joe Tress (Elk Valley)

Incoming President, Scott Manjak offered “I look forward to working with Minister Bennett, the Riding Association Executive and Members over the next year. The Riding Association plays an important part in supporting Minister Bennett, the government’s efforts in growing our economy, and supporting jobs in the East Kootenay and throughout the province.”

“Any success I have had over the years getting elected has been because the tremendous volunteer support I have consistently received, said MLA Bill Bennett. “I want to thank outgoing President Judie Blakely for her four years of amazing support and offer my enthusiastic welcome to our new President, Scott Manjak.”

Learn more about the Kootenay East Riding Association:


Scott Manjak, President

Kootenay East Riding Association

Box 8, Cranbrook, BC V1C 4H6



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