New chairman for Raisin Region Conservation Authority

In this Jan. 28, 2016 photo provided by the RRCA, Frank Prevost has been appointed chairman of the Raisin Region Conservation Authority board. (RRCA via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – The deputy mayor of South Glengarry is the new chairman of the Raisin Region Conservation Authority.

Frank Prevost was nominated during the RRCA’s AGM on Jan. 21.

“I look forward to continuing my work with the RRCA as chair. The partnerships between the municipalities and the conservation authority will continue to drive ecological benefits for the community,” Prevost said.

Alton Blair from North Stormont, who had held the top spot for the past seven years, has been appointed vice-chairman.

Blair noted a number of accomplishments during his chairmanship, including the restoration of Charlottenburgh Park.

The eight member RRCA board represents five municipalities – North Glengarry, South Glengarry, North Stormont, South Stormont and the City of Cornwall.