Lori Ackerman selected by coin toss as new Chair of PRRD

first_imgNewly-elected Mayor of Taylor, Rob Fraser has also been voted in as the Vice Chair for the PRRD.“While I recognize that it has been some time since the Peace River Regional District has had a Municipal Director in the Chair position, it is not uncommon at all,” Chair Ackerman goes on to say. “Key to success with the development we are facing is working together and understanding that we are all impacted.”When a secret ballot failed twice to determine the winner, fate was all of the sudden in the hands of a simple coin toss.- Advertisement -“It was a democracy that I’ve never seen before, but apparently that’s the way it works. It was a tie vote and the decision was made by a flip of the coin,” Ackerman said after stressing the importance of an open and transparent board.Chair Ackerman and Vice Chair Fraser will also hold their positions on the PRRD Hospital Board.The next PRRD meeting is being held in January of 2015.Advertisementlast_img read more