Regional Districts


Okanagan-Similkameen (Regional District)

Incorporated 4-Mar-1966
Mailing Address 101 Martin Street, Penticton, BC, V2A 5J9
Street Address 101 Martin Street
Phone 250-492-0237
Fax 250-492-0063
Region Okanagan Valley / Similkameen, BC

Elected Officials

NamePositionElectoral Area or Municipality
Karla KozakevichChair - Electoral AreaElectoral Area E (Naramata)
Frank ArmitageDirector - MunicipalPrinceton (Town)
Manfred BauerDirector - MunicipalKeremeos (Village)
Toni J BootDirector - MunicipalSummerland (District)
Ron HovanesDirector - MunicipalOliver (Town)
Andrew JakubeitDirector - MunicipalPenticton (City)
Helena KonanzDirector - MunicipalPenticton (City)
Andre MartinDirector - MunicipalPenticton (City)
Sue McKortoffDirector - MunicipalOsoyoos (Town)
Judy SentesDirector - MunicipalPenticton (City)
Peter WatermanDirector - MunicipalSummerland (District)
Michael BrydonDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area F (Okanagan Lake West/West Bench)
George BushDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area B (Cawston)
Elef ChristensenDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area G (Keremeos Rural/Hedley)
Bob CoyneDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area H (Princeton Rural)
Mark PendergraftDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area A (Osoyoos Rural)
Terry SchaferDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area C (Oliver Rural)
Tom SiddonDirector - Electoral AreaElectoral Area D (Kaleden/OK Falls)


NamePositionProfessional Category(s)
Bill Newell *, †, ‡Chief Administrative OfficerChief Administration
Corporate Administration
Financial Administration
Tim BouwmeesterInformation Services ManagerPlanning & Development
Donna ButlerManager of Development ServicesBuilding Technology/Inspection
Bylaw Enforcement
Climate Action
Permits & Licences
Planning & Development
Janine DougallManager of Public WorksEngineering
Environmental Services
Facilities Maintenance
Maureen HayterManager of Financial ServicesFinancial Administration
Stephen JuchSubdivision SupervisorEngineering
Karla KozakevichChairOffice Administration
Dale KronebuschEmergency Services SupervisorEmergency Preparedness/Planning
Christy Malden ¿Manager of Legislative Services, Deputy Corporate Officer, Chief Elections OfficerCommunications
Corporate Services
First Nations Treaties
Information & Privacy Coordination
Legal Services
Records & Information Management
Marnie MandersManager of Human ResourcesDispute Resolution
Human Resources
Labour Relations
Occupational Health & Safety
* = Chief Administration
† = Chief Financial Officer
‡ = Corporate Administrator
§ = Approving Officer
¶ = Tax Collector
¿ = Chief Election Officer
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