City of Williams Lake CAO resigns

Chief Administrative Officer Brian Carruthers has resigned from the City of Williams Lake.

  • Sep. 20, 2012 12:00 p.m.

Mayor Kerry Cook and CAO Brian Carruthers announced today that Carruthers is resigning his position as chief administrative officer for the City of Williams Lake. Carruthers has accepted a position as CAO for the Regional District of Central Kootenay in Nelson and will be assuming his new role as of Nov. 19, 2012, a press release from the city states.  Carruthers was with the city for two years as director of leisure services, six years as general manager of community services, and for the last three years has served as CAO. The release says he has made many contributions to the community, ranging from chairing the 2002 Winter Games Committee, establishing Performances in the Park, and beginning the Community Forest project. He was also involved in the master plan and trail development in the River Valley, and the Community Corner project, among other initiatives.  Council wishes to thank Carruthers for his service and commitment to the organization and the community and wish him well in the future.