Earlier, we reported British Columbia's federal Liberals would be announcing the name of their new executive director sometime next week. Public Eye can now confirm former Campbell administration senior bureaucrat Diane Rabbani is on the shortlist for that job. Ms. Rabbani joined the provincial government on April 4, 2003, as the deputy minister responsible for its B.C. Leadership Centre. She was later was put in charge of the BC Public Service Agency and named the government's merit commissioner. Following the 2005 election, Ms. Rabbani's title was changed from deputy minister to associate deputy minister. Shortly after, she left government.
June 12, 2009