Government Agency Appointments


Fraser Basin Council

The Fraser Basin Council provides technical advice on the management and flood proofing of the Fraser Basin Estuary.
  • Director: Councillor Bob Masse

Fraser Valley Regional Library

The Fraser Valley Regional Library provides governance of the Fraser Valley Regional Library system.
  • Director: Councillor Corisa Bell
  • Alternate: Councillor Kiersten Duncan

Metro Vancouver Regional District


The Metro Vancouver Regional District is a partnership of 21 member municipalities, one treaty first nation and one electoral area that serves as a collective voice and a decision-making body on a variety of issues.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read
  • Alternate: Councillor Tyler Shymkiw

Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation


The Mayors' Council is composed of the 21 mayors in Metro Vancouver, the Chief of the Tsawwassen First Nation and the elected representative of Electoral "A". The Mayors' Council approves long-term transportation strategies (≥ 30 years), 10-year transportation investment plans, first-time short-term fares and short-term fare increases (increases in short-term fares (i.e. passes shorter than 3 days in duration) beyond two per cent per year, based on April 1, 2008 fares, changes in customer satisfaction survey processes, changes in customer complaint processes oversees sale of major facilities and assets, variations in TransLink director compensation levels and  TransLink's Executive Compensation Plan.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read
  • Alternate: Councillor Tyler Shymkiw

Metro Vancouver Standing Committees

Aboriginal Relations Committee


The Aboriginal Relations Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that provides advice and recommendations on policies, plans, programs, budgets and issues related to treaty negotiations and the broader Aboriginal Relations function
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read

Climate Action Committee


The Climate Action Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that provides advice and recommendations on policies, bylaws, plans, programs, budgets and issues related to the Air Quality & Climate Change service, and the Environmental Planning function within Regional Planning.
  • Director: Councillor Bob Masse

Housing Committee


The Housing Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that provides advice and recommendations on policies, bylaws, plans, programs, budgets and issues related to the Housing Policy function in Regional Planning.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read (Vice-Chair)

Mayors Committee


The Metro Vancouver Mayors Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that provides advice and recommendations on issues related to the governance and operations of the GVRD, MVHC, GVSDD and GVWD.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read

Performance and AUDIT Committee

The Performance and Audit Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that monitors Metro Vancouver’s financial management, financial reporting, procurement efforts and compliance with statutory requirements and the Board’s financial policies.
  • Director: Councillor Corisa Bell

Regional Homelessness Task Force


The Regional Homelessness Task Force has been formed as a Select Committee of the Board. The Task Force provides advice and recommendations to the Metro Vancouver Board on issues related to homelessness within the region.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read (Co-Chair)

Regional Parks Committee


The Regional Parks Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that provides advice and recommendations on policies, plans, programs, budgets and issues related to the Regional Parks service.
  • Director: Councillor Tyler Shymkiw

Regional Planning Committee


The Regional Planning Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board which provides advice and recommendations on regional planning, agriculture and transportaton plans, policies, programs, budgets and issues related to Metro Vancouver's Regional Planning service.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read

Utilities Committee


The Utilities Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board that provides advice and recommendations on policies, bylaws, plans, programs, budgets and issues related to water and liquid waste management under the GVWD and GVS&DD services.
  • Director: Councillor Craig Speirs