Vancouver park board boss Donnie Rosa leaves post
The City of Vancouver has revealed the general manager of the Vancouver park board is no longer in that position, effective today.
According to a statement sent to employees by city manager Paul Mochrie, Donnie Rosa’s last day on the job was May 15 and they will be replaced in the interim by director of business services Steve Jackson
“Donnie Rosa leaves Vancouver park board in a strong position for the future and the city thanks them for their public service and leadership during their tenure as general manager,” the statement read.
“We especially want to acknowledge their pivotal role … during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as their extensive efforts working with the city and provincial agencies to end the encampment in Strathcona Park and to house the individuals sheltering there.”
Rosa, who earned $290,000 last year, was hired in 2020 during the regime of former Vancouver mayor Kennedy Stewart. They were formerly director of recreation for the parks board.
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