Victoria – Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick issued the following statement on the appointment of Wally Oppal, QC, as a member of the council of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia effective immediately:
“It is a pleasure to welcome Wally Oppal as a new public lay member of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia.
“Wally is an exemplary British Columbian and the former attorney general and minister responsible for multiculturalism. We are honoured that he will be providing his expertise to the college.
“Wally’s years of experience will be a huge asset to the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia and I congratulate him on his appointment to a term ending Dec. 31, 2017.”
The Board Resourcing and Development Office is responsible for establishing guidelines for all provincial appointments to agencies and ensures that all provincial appointments are made on the basis of merit. A bio of Wally Oppal, QC, is available here:http://www.brdo.gov.bc.ca/appsList.asp
The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia is the statutory body created to serve the interests of the public and animals through the regulation and advancement of the veterinary profession in B.C. More information is available on the college’s website:https://www.cvbc.ca/