Government Agency Appointments

Fraser Basin Council

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

Fraser Valley Regional Library provides governance of the Fraser Valley Regional Library system.
  • Director: Councillor Corisa Bell
  • Alternate: Councillor Tyler Shymkiw

Metro Vancouver Regional District


Metro Vancouver Regional District is a partnership of 21 member municipalities 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


Mayors' Council approves transportation plans prepared by TransLink, which deal with transportation service levels, major capital projects, regional funding and borrowing limits. It also performs regulatory oversight functions related to short-term fares, customer survey and complaint processes, sale of major facilities and assets, and director and executive compensation levels.
  • 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

Mayors Committee


The Metro Vancouver Mayors Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Metro Vancouver chair and board on issues connected to the governance and operations of Metro Vancouver, the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District and the Greater Vancouver Water District.
  • Director: Mayor Nicole Read

Performance and Procurement Committee

The Performance and Procurement 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 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: Mayor Nicole Read

Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee


The Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee is the standing committee of the Metro Vancouver Board which provides advice and recommendations to the Metro Vancouver Board on regional planning and agriculture matters. This includes regional planning and agriculture policies, projects and programs and how these matters can contribute to the livability and sustainability of the region.
  • 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