Following the board meeting, Northern Development staff will notify the applicant of the Board’s funding decision by phone. A formal letter is issued by mail to the applicant.
Northern Development is managed by a board of thirteen directors of which eight are elected officials and five are business leaders appointed by the Government of British Columbia. The Northern Development Initiative Trust Board is chaired by Evan Saugstad, Provincial Appointee, Northeast Region.
Mayor Mitch Campsall – District of 100 Mile House, Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Mayor Lori Ackerman – City of Fort St. John, Northeast Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Mayor Bill Streeper – Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, Northeast Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Mayor Gerry Thiessen – District of Vanderhoof, Prince George Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Mayor Rob MacDougall – District of Fort St. James, Prince George Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Mayor Luke Strimbold – Village of Burns Lake, Northwest Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Director Michael Racz – Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District, Northwest Regional Advisory Committee Appointee
Gerald Wesley – Provincial Appointee, Northwest Region
Wendy Benyk – Provincial Appointee, Northwest Region
Danny Schilds – Provincial Appointee, Northeast Region
Evan Saugstad – Provincial Appointee, Northeast Region
Thomas Hoffman – Provincial Appointee, Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet Region
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Northern Development offers a range of funding programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities in central and northern British Columbia. Please review our programs and get in touch with us if you have any questions or need any assistance in determining which program is best suited to your needs.
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