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Cariboo Regional District Office
Cariboo Regional District Chair and Area G Director
Chair Al Richmond was first elected to the Cariboo Regional District in 1993. He has served for six consecutive three-year terms to represent Electoral Area “G” in the south Cariboo. In 2011 he was re-elected to the Cariboo Regional District Board and is currently enjoying his fourth term as the CRD Chair. Previous to this posting, he served as the Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District Chair from 1999 to January 2009, prior to which he served three years as Vice-Chair.
In 2008, Chair Richmond was elected to the UBCM executive as the Electoral Area representative and was appointed the Chair of the UBCM’s Health Communities Committee.
Al was re-elected to the UBCM executive in 2009 2010 and 2011 as the Electoral Area representative and currently serves as the Chair of the UBCM Healthy Communities Committee, Chair of the Emergency Medical Assistance Education Fund, Co-Chair of the UBCM Regional Hospital Cost Share Review committee, Chair of the UBCM Small Water Systems Working Group. He is a member of the UBCM Environment Committee, member of the Rural Resource Roads Committee and represents UBCM on the BC Fire Chiefs Association board.
Since 2003, Richmond has represented the CRD as a member of the Municipal Finance Authority and was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2009, re-elected in 2010 and 2011.
Area “G” has an area population of 5,000, and maintains three volunteer fire departments, two water systems, one sewer system and numerous other services. As a Board member, Director Richmond has chaired a number of committees including, Communications, 108 Airport Commission, the CRD South Cariboo Committee and Planning.
Not only is Richmond a dedicated member of the CRD Board, but he is extremely active in his community of 108 Mile House. Prior to seeking election, he played a vital role in providing his community with a political voice through various forms of public forums and has moderated Federal, Provincial and Local Government candidates. As the former Chair of the 108 Mile Property Owner’s Association, Richmond was instrumental in the acquisition of 1500 acres of Greenbelt land and developed a Commission to administer the lands.
Al recently retired after working 40 years in the communications industry and currently lives at the 108 Mile Ranch.