The chairwoman of Housing First is hoping other community members will get involved.
A rumour the volunteer board had resigned is false, said Rebekah Wetmore, who added the other members of the board – Kimberly Smith, Duska Poirier and Penni Burrell – were also still in their roles. The only exception is John Apfeld, whose resignation the board accepted Feb. 26.
However, according to the organization’s bylaws, half of the board members’ terms end at the upcoming annual general meeting.
“Some of the board members, myself included, have acknowledged that, after our term is over, we will not be renewing our positions,” Wetmore said.
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She said there are individuals who have expressed an interest in joining the board.
“I personally urge every person in Kings County who cares about housing and the future direction of Kings County to join the association and help elect a new board at our AGM,” she said
The meeting will be held March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Orchards Room at the county municipal complex in Kentville.