Council in Support of New CAO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE                                                                                               MAY 10, 2016
[Sooke, BC]

MAYOR AND COUNCIL 100% IN SUPPORT OF NEW CAO

The District of Sooke Mayor and Council voted unanimously in favour of confirming Ms. Teresa Sullivan as the Chief Administrative Officer for the District of Sooke at an in-camera meeting of Council last night.

Ms. Sullivan started working at the District of Sooke on December 14, 2015. “Ms. Sullivan’s probationary period ended one month early as we overwhelmingly support the work Ms. Sullivan has been doing over the past four months” said Mayor Tait.

“We have heard from members of our community who are thrilled with what they see happening at the District, and from investors who are eager to conduct business in Sooke now that there have been some service delivery improvements” said Teresa Sullivan, CAO.

Council is very pleased that Ms. Sullivan has accepted the permanent position of CAO and note Ms. Sullivan’s experience and positive approach will be extremely beneficial to the District of Sooke during the implementation of the District’s Strategic Plan.

About the District of Sooke

Incorporated in 1999, the District of Sooke is a vibrant community of roughly 12,000 residents. Sooke residents enjoy a strikingly beautiful seaside location on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island. Home to a world-renowned art show, fine dining, and locally famous mom & pop shops, Sooke offers an affordable and typically west coast lifestyle close to nature, pristine parks, forests and offers community amenities like the SEAPARC Leisure Complex. Sooke boasts a growing economic base due to its easy proximity to bustling Langford and the provincial capital Victoria, as well as affordable property and new venture-friendly business initiatives.

For further information:

Mayor Maja Tait
District of Sooke
Tel: (250) 642-1634
Email: mtait@sooke.ca