Monaghan Receives FCM National Honour

Former Kitimat Mayor Joanne Monaghan has received a national award from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

The FCM announced Monaghan had been named to this year's Roll of Honour back in April ---  and last night, a special presentation took place in Kitimat with three representatives of the Kitimat-Stikine Regional District on hand.

RD Board Vice Chair Harry Nyce, Hazelton Mayor Alice Maitland and Regional District Administrator Bob Marcellan travelled to Kitimat for the ceremony.

Monaghan served as president of the Federation in 2000.

She also served two terms as president of the Union of BC Municipalities, and was either chair or vice-chair of the Regional District for 17 years.