The City of White Rock is pleased to announce the appointment of Kari Laing as its new Director of Human Resources. Kari comes to White Rock with 16 years of progressive human resources experience, most recently working as Manager Labour Relations for Surrey Schools, the largest school district in the province. She begins her new role at the City of White Rock on November 21, 2022.
Prior to her role at Surrey Schools, Kari worked for 20 years in municipal government for the City of Richmond where was the Human Resources Manager supporting various departments including Engineering and Public Works, Recreation and Cultural Services, and RCMP.
“Kari has excellent experience leading in public sector unionized environments, as well as providing counsel to principals and senior management,” said Guillermo Ferrero, CAO, City of White Rock. “We look forward to welcoming Kari to the City of White Rock’s leadership team.”
Kari is a Certified Human Resource Professional, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology from Simon Fraser University and a Human Resources Management Certificate from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.