Lake Country’s chief administrative duties has taken on a provincewide role.
Alberto De Feo is the new president of the Local Government Management Association of B.C.
The LGMA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting professional management and leadership excellence in local government.
“The LGMA provides timely and forward-thinking educational programs for local government professionals that encourage fellowship and networking,” said De Feo.
His career in local government began in Italy in 1987 where he was city manager.
After moving to B.C., he worked as deputy municipal clerk for Delta. He then joined Pitt Meadows in 1997 as director of administrative services. In 1999 he was corporate officer for Langley and in 2003 he became the chief administrative officer of of Williams Lake.
“I love my job and I have passion for what I do and the community I serve and live in,” said De Feo, who has been in Lake Country since 2009.
“I believe that my variety of experiences has provided me with good common sense and decent business practices. I have to say that, in all honesty, working for local government is not for the faint of heart. You have to keep motivated all the time.”