Hermann Mauthner has been officially recognized as the 2017 Electoral Area G Volunteer of the Year.
Mauthner has been a dedicated volunteer in the Columbia Valley for many years. “Hermann is truly remarkable,” says Area G Director Gerry Wilkie. “His volunteer contributions have had a tremendous impact on the Columbia Valley for over 50 years. Beyond that, he and his wife Ursel have also instilled this love of community service in their children and grandchildren.”
Mauthner started and continues to run the Judo club, is a member of the Columbia Valley Hut Society and Conrad Kain Society and a past member of the Wilmer Water Works Board. He as spent decades as an active Rotarian and was a driving force behind the recent renovations at the Wilmer Community Hall.
Mauthner has also been a long standing member of the RDEK’s Electoral Area Advisory Commission and Advisory Planning Commission. “Hermann’s years of service and his extensive knowledge about our Valley and the people here have made him a true asset on our Commissions,” adds Wilkie.
Mauthner was presented with a gift during the RDEK’s annual Appreciation Dinner, which was recognizes all the volunteers who serve on various RDEK committees and commissions.
The nominations for the 2018 RDEK Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year begin in January. Nomination forms will be available on the RDEK’s website and through its Cranbrook and Columbia Valley offices. The nomination deadline is January 31st, 2018.
– From the Regional District of East Kootenay