Community Organization Appointments

Alouette River Management Society (ARMS)


The Alouette River Management Society is involved in almost all aspects of watershed stewardship, including education, inventory and monitoring, habitat restoration and lobbying for the protection of aquatic habitat. They are extremely active in the community and often attend private properties in order to assist landowners with the implementation of sound stewardship practices on their land.
  • Councillor Robert Masse
  • Councillor Gordy Robson (Alternate)

Business Improvement Association


The Business Improvement Association works to create a prosperous destination that is clean, safe and vibrant, where a diverse community of businesses and residents live, work and play.
  • Staff Member as Appointed
  • Councillor Tyler Shymkiw (Alternate)

Chamber of Commerce


The Chamber of Commerce works with community stakeholders to develop and implement diverse and sustainable economic strategies and create tools that support new and small business start up and grow.
  • Staff Member as Appointed
  • Councillor Tyler Shymkiw (Alternate)

Emergency Planning Committee


The City of Maple Ridge has prepared emergency plans and maintains an Emergency Planning Committee to ensure the safety of citizens when a situation escalates beyond the first responder level.
  • Mayor Nicole Read

Fraser Health Authority


The Fraser Health Authority services range from hospital care, to community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health services.
  • Mayor Nicole Read
  • Councillor Tyler Shymkiw (Alternate)

Fraser Regional Correctional Centre


The Fraser Regional Correctional Centre is the main sentenced facility serving the lower mainland.
  • Mayor Nicole Read
  • Councillor Gordy Robson (Alternate)

Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Arts Council


As a nonprofit society governed by a volunteer board of directors, the Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Arts Council is dedicated to promoting and encouraging appreciation for the arts.
  • Councillor Corisa Bell
  • Councillor Kiersten Duncan (Alternate)

Pitt Meadows Airport Society


The Pitt Meadows Airport Society owns and operates the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport which is the only Fraser Valley aerodrome located on the north side of the Fraser River serving fixed wing and fresh water float operators. It serves the area north of the Fraser River from Mission up to and including Vancouver.
  • Mayor Nicole Read
  • Councillor Tyler Shymkiw (Alternate)

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society


The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is a community-based, nonprofit organization advocating Zero Waste, operating responsible waste reduction services and providing environmental education.
  • Councillor Kiersten Duncan
  • Councillor Bob Masse (Alternate)

Ridge Meadows Seniors Society


The Ridge Meadows Seniors Society provides recreation and social programming for the seniors of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows at the Ridge Meadows Seniors' Activity Centre and Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre Seniors Lounge.
  • Councillor Corisa Bell
  • Councillor Tyler Shymkiw (Alternate)

Ridge Meadows Youth Justice Advocacy

Ridge Meadows Youth Justice Advocacy provides a range of community based services that respond to the criminogenic needs of youth, thereby promoting lawful behaviour and contributing to public safety.
  • Councillor Tyler Shymkiw
  • Councillor Kiersten Duncan (Alternate)

Malcolm Research Forest Community Advisory Board


The Research Forest Community Advisory Board is comprised of community groups and government organizations and is mandated to offer suggestions and recommend policies to the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, interpret a variety of viewpoints, build a broader base of community involvement, educate outsiders to the UBC community and explore possibilities for cooperative research.
  • Councillor Craig Speirs