Press Releases
The City of New Westminster appoints Jackie Teed as Director of Climate Action, Planning and Development
Posted On:
October 24, 2023

New Westminster, B.C. – The City of New Westminster is pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Teed as the new Director of Climate Action, Planning, and Development. Jackie joined the City of New Westminster in 2012 and over the past decade she has held the roles of Manager of Planning, Senior Manager of Climate Action, Planning and Development (CAPD), and Acting Director of CAPD.

“I am thrilled with the promotion of Jackie Teed as our new Director of CAPD. During her years with the City and in various management positions, Jackie has demonstrated leadership excellence in all aspects of planning, land use, development, and climate action public policy and implementation,” said Lisa Spitale, Chief Administrative Officer.

Jackie has 26 years of experience in land use planning, urban design, and development regulation, for both the municipal and private sectors. Prior to joining the City, Jackie was Senior Manager for the Design Centre for Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. She also previously worked at EKISTICS, a design and consulting studio where she managed urban design projects in Canada and China.

“I am proud to take on the role of Director with the City of New Westminster, where I look forward to continuing the progressive work on addressing the housing and climate crises that I’ve undertaken with Council and colleagues in my 11 years at the City,” said Jackie Teed.




Maia Odegaard
Communications Coordinator
City of New Westminster
or 778-312-1518