Chair of Cowichan Valley Regional District
Rob Hutchins recently retired from a career as a classroom teacher and school counsellor. He is presently serving his seventh term as mayor of the Town of Ladysmith. Rob also serves as Chair of Cowichan Valley Regional District, Co-Chair of the Cowichan Watershed Board, Co-Chair of the Cowichan Community Health Network and a Director of the Island Coastal Economic Trust. Rob lives in Ladysmith with his wife Susan. They have five adult children and four grandchildren. Rob’s family owns and operates The Old Town Bakery and the Wild Poppy on 1st Avenue, Ladysmith.