The Comox Valley Community Foundation’s new Executive Director has assumed her role.

Foundation President Doctor Norman Carruthers says Jody Macdonald brings a passion for improving the community to the organization.

He says they’re very excited to have Jody on board with the Comox Valley Community Foundation.

He notes that Macdonald has great research skills, but also excellent people skills.

Carruthers says Jody will be engaged in public outreach for the foundation and will assist the charities that the CVCF works with.

Carruthers says Macdonald’s past experience in the field makes her a great addition to the Foundation.