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Media Release | Village of Pemberton announces appointment of Chief Administrative Officer

Posted on May 09, 2022


PEMBERTON, BC – The Village of Pemberton has today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Tracy to the role of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), effective Monday, June 13, 2022.

“I’m delighted Ms. Tracy will be taking up the role of CAO here at the Village,” said Mike Richman, Village of Pemberton Mayor.

“Ms. Tracy brings a strategic leadership style that models curiosity, critical thinking and teamwork, and she has many years’ experience in the Sea to Sky corridor.”

The current Library Director at the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), Ms. Tracy has worked at the RMOW since 2012.

During her time with the RMOW, Ms. Tracy has provided leadership and oversight to the Recreation, Protective Services, Fire/Police, IT, Finance and Legislative Services departments - often acting in the role of General Manager of Corporate and Community Services.

“I am very much looking forward to assuming the role of CAO at the Village of Pemberton,” said Ms. Tracy.

“I am a passionate leader with a clear understanding of the importance of connecting with community and I hope to bring that to this role.”

The recognition of the Whistler Library with the “Whistler Experience Service – Large Business” award at the 2020 Whistler Chamber Excellence Awards is further testament to Ms. Tracy’s commitment to cultivating a vibrant and dynamic community.

“Ms. Tracy brings over 20 years of leadership experience with extensive skills in developing adaptable, sustainable and relevant organizations,” said Richman.

“Her skills and experience will be a huge asset to the Village of Pemberton and we are very happy
to have her join the team.”

Ms. Tracy will assume the role of CAO at the Village of Pemberton on Monday, June 13, 2022.


About the Village of Pemberton:

Pemberton is one of the most desirable communities in BC and home to family farms, fresh outdoor adventures and stunning vistas. With over 2500 residents and just 30 km from Whistler, Pemberton prides itself on its creative and collaborative approach with the business community, local volunteer groups, neighbouring communities and key business and tourism partners such as Tourism Pemberton and the Pemberton & District Chamber of Commerce. Pemberton’s mild winters, warm summers and unique pioneer heritage provide an ideal place to enjoy arts, culture, history, recreation, dining, shopping and comfortable lodging.

Media inquiries to be directed to:

Vinka Hutchinson
Communications and Grant Coordinator
Village of Pemberton
Phone: 604.894.6135 x 230
Email: vhutchinson@pemberton.ca


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