Cassidy deVeer is the new president of the Canadian Home Builders Association’s Central Okanagan chapter.
DeVeer, who is president of Kelowna’s 3rd Generation Homes, is the first female to hold the position.
“I am proud to represent such an outstanding board, executive and members,” deVeer said in a press release. “It is an honour to be selected to work for the residential construction industry in the Central Okanagan. With pressures on the residential construction industry from all levels of government, our role to advocate for our members has never been more important.”
The construction industry in the Okanagan provides more than 25,310 jobs and is looking to grow year on year by 0.4%, according to the 2018 B.C. Labour Market Outlook report. Construction sits in the top three industries in the region, which is home to 11% of all B.C. residents or one in 10 workers.
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