October 31, 2017, Vancouver, BC —The Real Estate Council of BC is pleased to announce that on October 27, 2017, six Council members were re-appointed to their positions by the provincial government, for one-year terms. The re-appointments maintain the total number of serving Council members at 12. All Council members are appointed by the provincial government.
Robert D. Holmes, Q.C.,has been re-appointed as Chair of the Council.
Mr. Holmes is an experienced litigator and arbitration lawyer, and has previously served as President of the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C., as president of the BC Civil Liberties Association, and on the Provincial Council of the B.C. branch of the Canadian Bar Association.
Robert Gialloretohas been re-appointed as Vice Chair.
Mr. Gialloreto is president and CEO of Consumer Protection BC, which promotes a fair marketplace for BC consumers and businesses. Prior to this role, he was the president and CEO of Tourism Victoria, the destination marketing organization for Greater Victoria.
John L. Dalyof Vancouver, former news reporter for Global BC from 1980 to 2016.
Kevin Lonsdaleof Nanaimo, executive director for Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers.
Elana Mignosaof Vancouver, the chief financial officer for British Columbia Clinical and Support Services.
Laurie Sterrittof Vancouver, an independent management consultant.
“On behalf of the staff of the Council, congratulations to the re-appointed Council members,” said Council Executive Officer Erin Seeley. “We thank you for your continued service and commitment to protecting the public interest through transparent, fair, and effective regulation.”