June 23, 2021

Bylaw Enforcement Supervisor helps create program at Langara college

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A local Bylaw Enforcement Supervisor is being recognized for her hand in helping create the Animal Control Officer Program at Langara College.A letter sent to Director of Protective Services Jim Rogers from the President of the License Inspector’s and Bylaw Officer‘s Association, Inder Litt, recognizes Bonnie Isenberg’s contributions.Litt said the necessity to develop an accredited animal control program in BC was outlined in LIBOA’s strategic plan.- Advertisement -“Of the individuals responsible for completing this objective, Bonnie not only took the lead but also wrote the content for the seven module program, as well as developed the lesson plans,” wrote Litt.The curriculum of the program includes how to effectively deal with dogs, cats, horses and exotic animals, handling aggressive animal behavior, anatomy, husbandry, pound-keeping, SPCA investigations, and legal matters.Litt wrote that there are limited training resources available for enforcement officers in BC.Advertisement “This program will now enable individuals to have accredited education in animal control, versus on the job learning or having to travel to Washington State to complete training.”Isenberg has 20 years of experience that have contributed ‘a wealth of knowledge and insight,’ Litt wrote in the letter.Mayor and Council recognized Isenberg in Monday’s council meeting, presenting a copy of the letter to her.last_img

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