Regional District inaugural meeting


The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) Board of Directors held elections for chair and vice-chair on November 2, 2023, during the inaugural Board meeting at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

•    Director Mark Pendergraft, Electoral Area “A” (Rural Osoyoos) is elected 2024 RDOS board chair
•    Director Spencer Coyne, Town of Princeton (mayor) is elected 2024 RDOS board vice-chair

The Regional Board consists of elected representatives from each of the nine electoral areas and appointed representatives from six member municipalities within the RDOS; City of Penticton, District of Summerland, Village of Keremeos, Town of Princeton, Town of Oliver, and Town of Osoyoos.

The Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District (OSRHD) Board of Directors, which consists of the same members as the Regional District, also held elections for chair and vice-chair on November 2, 2023.

•    Director Martin Johansen, Town of Oliver (mayor) is acclaimed 2024 OSRHD board chair
•    Director Tim Roberts, Electoral Area “G” (Rural Keremeos, Hedley) is acclaimed 2024 OSRHD vice-chair

OSRHD funds a share of hospital projects and equipment. Meetings are held on the same day as the regular meeting of the Regional Board. 

The next RDOS Board meeting takes place Thursday, November 16, 2023. The schedule of meetings and agendas and Webex links are posted on the RDOS website at