Nanaimo Daily News recently reported that Philip Cooper has been selected as the city’s first communications manager.
From the story:
Philip Cooper, who until recently was the communications director for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in Fort MacMurray, Alta. is expected to assume his new role on Sept. 10.
Cooper's job is not a contract position and will be ongoing.
He holds an honours degree in political science from the University of Western Ontario and a master's degree in applied communication from Royal Roads University.
Cooper has supplemented his degrees with a graduate certificate in project management and a diploma in corporate communication.