Gil Kelley, Kaye Krishna, Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas
NEW) CORPORATE MANAGEMENT TEAM, CITY OF VANCOUVER
Triple Threat This trio, hired within months of each other this year, represent the new face of city hall, aimed at bringing a new mood and direction after the departure offormer citymanager Penny Ballem. They’ve improved sta morale, especially Kelley, with his thoughtful, inclusive style. They’ve been charging hard on revising city housing policy and trying to improve the permitting process to allow that housing to be built faster. The jury’s still waiting for denitive signs of progress from the team.