Metro Vancouver’s 14 standing committees: Members announced for 2020

Metro Vancouver issue 59 committees

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Who’s who and who’s doing what at our Metro Vancouver regional body, representing about 2.5 million people in the region’s 21 member municipalities, one electoral area, and one treaty First Nation? Here is information from the January newsletter of Metro Vancouver about the 14 standing committees, which meet regularly at the headquarters in Burnaby. We encourage interested citizens and groups to check their meeting agendas and minutes, regularly, attend from time to time, and communicate their interests and concerns to the committees.



  • Climate Action: Chair Adriane Carr (Councillor, City of Vancouver); Vice Chair Sav Dhaliwal (Councillor City of Burnaby and Chair, Metro Vancouver)
  • Electoral Area: Chair Jen McCutcheon (Director, Electoral Area A); Vice Chair David Hocking (Councillor, Bowen Island)
  • Finance and Intergovernment: Chair Linda Buchanan (Mayor, City of North Vancouver and Vice Chair, Metro Vancouver); Vice Chair Sav Dhaliwal (Councillor, City of Burnaby and Chair, Metro Vancouver)
  • Housing: Chair Mike Hurley (Mayor, City of Burnaby); Vice Chair Mike Morden (Mayor, City of Maple Ridge)
  • Indigenous Relations: Chair Mary-Ann Booth (Mayor, City of West Vancouver); Vice Chair Ken Baird (Chief, Tsawwassen First Nation)
  • Industrial Lands Strategy Task Force: Chair George Harvie (Mayor, City of Delta); Vice Chair Brad West (Mayor, City of Port Coquitlam)
  • Liquid Waste: Chair Richard Stewart (Mayor, City of Coquitlam); Vice Chair Lisa Dominato (Councillor, City of Vancouver)
  • Mayors: Chair Kennedy Stewart (Mayor, City of Vancouver); Vice Chair Doug McCallum (Mayor, City of Surrey)
  • Performance and Audit: Chair Sav Dhaliwal (Councillor, City of Burnaby and Chair, Metro Vancouver); Vice Chair Malcolm Brodie (Mayor, City of Richmond)
  • Regional Culture: Chair Val van den Broek (Mayor, City of Langley); Vice Chair Linda McPhail (Councillor, City of Richmond)
  • Regional Parks: Chair John McEwen (Mayor, Village of Anmore); Vice Chair Michael Wiebe (Councillor, City of Vancouver)
  • Regional Planning: Chair Jonathan Coté (Mayor, City of New Westminster); Vice Chair Jack Froese (Mayor, Township of Langley)
  • Water: Chair Malcolm Brodie (Mayor, City of Richmond); Vice Chair Doug Elford (Councillor, City of Surrey)
  • Zero Waste: Chair Jack Froese (Mayor, Township of Langley); Vice Chair Craig Hodge (Councillor, City of Coquitlam)

The complete listing of Board and Committee members is available here –

[Link goes to Board Members, Committee Members, Electoral Area A Board of Variance, and Remuneration]

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