White Rock BIA welcomes new executive director

Officials announced Monday that Lyn Hellyar has accepted the position

The White Rock Business Improvement Association (BIA) has a new executive director.

Officials announced Monday that Lyn Hellyar has accepted the position, effective immediately. She replaces Don Gilroy.

According to a news release, Hellyar has 15 years of experience in the not-for-profit community, including nine years as executive director of the Vancouver West End BIA.

She has worked in project management, accounting, advertising, promotions, public relations, event planning, sponsorships and fundraising.

“I am looking forward to helping White Rock reveal its full potential as a wonderful place to live, work and visit,” Hellyar said.

In addition to Hellyar, the BIA board announced newly elected directors Lynn Sinclair, Steve McVittie, Pamela Montgomery and Laura Cornale.

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