DeMarzo takes on expanded community role at CVRD
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) announced today that Doug DeMarzo will be their new General Manager of Community Services. He will oversee the CVRD’s parks, recreation, fire protection, emergency management divisions.
Doug comes to the role with over 10 years’ experience leading teams in both Victoria and here at the CVRD in the parks and community services setting. Since 2014, he has been managing the parks system and promoting environmental protection and outdoor recreation within the region.
“Doug has been acting within the role since last spring and demonstrated excellent leadership and strategic value within the role,” CVRD Chief Administrative Officer Russell Dyson said. “We are excited to see Doug within this role and the new ideas he will bring to the organization.”
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