Ben Henderson

Mission resident recognized by FCM

Award given for leadership, innovation and commitment to sustainable development

Mission resident Gerald Minchuk, City of Langley director of development services and economic development, received the Federation  of  Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Green Champion Award – Individual Category at the Canadian Municipalities  Awards of Excellence ceremony which was held during FCM’s 78th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Edmonton, Alberta.

The FCM Green Champion Award recognizes a municipal staff or elected official  who has demonstrated leadership, innovation, and commitment  to sustainable development within their municipality or region.

Presenting  the  FCM Green  Champion – Individual  Award  Category to  Gerald  Minchuk  was  Green Municipal  Fund  chairman  Ben  Henderson, who said,  “I  applaud  Mr.   Minchuk’s  commitment   to   promoting sustainable community  development  and leadership over his 21years of service in the City of Langley.”

Mayor Ted Schaffer stated, “Gerald Minchuk  has demonstrated  leadership  and commitment   to  sustainable development  by spearheading several innovative plans, projects and programs, and has positioned  the City of Langley as a leader in land use planning and economic  development.”

Minchuk said he was “fortunate  to be able to work in a dynamic team-oriented  workplace, surrounded  by  dedicated  employees  and  a City Council  who  are  committed   to  making  a  positive difference in our community.”