Friends of Morden Mine (FOMM) invite both members and non-members to hear guest speaker Jacke Peake talk on the much debated topic of Preserving History: To Do or Not To Do at its annual general meeting on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 7 pm at the Cedar Heritage Centre, 1644 MacMillan Road. The AGM will also report on FOMM’s 2010 achievements and 2011 goals, and elect directors for 2010/2011.
Jack Peake has an impressive record of public service in central Vancouver Island. Currently he is chair of the Kinsol Trestle Capital Campaign, and board member of the Island Corridor Foundation (owner of the E&N Rail Corridor). He is a self-described “rail nut” and has his own model railway layout.
Before his retirement he was Mayor of Lake Cowichan from 1999-2008. He served on the Board of the CVRD from 1999-2008, and was its chair in 2007 and 2008. He was Board Chair during creation of the Island Corridor Foundation and negotiations to transfer ownership from CPR and Rail America to the Foundation. He also served on the Board of the Municipal Insurance Association for five years, was president of the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities, and chair of the Island Coastal Economic Trust from its inception to November 2008. For more information on this meeeting call Frances Christopherson at 250-714-0377.