Current Committee Vacancies
We are pleased to announce that the application process for appointments to all City of New Westminster Advisory Commissions, Committees and Boards for the 2020-2021 term is now open!

Applications must be received by the Legislative Services Department no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Library Board applications are due by November 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Please click here to apply online, download an application form or for further information.


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For information regarding each Committee, including the length of term and mandate, please visit each committee's page, by clicking on the relevant committee below.

Vacancies for the 2020 term of the City’s Commissions, Committees and Boards are as follows:

Committee

Vacancies

Advisory Planning Commission

2

Community Members

Affordable Housing and Childcare Advisory Committee*

7

Community Members

1

Representative, BC Housing

1

Representative, Homelessness Coalition Society

1

Representative, Childcare Advocacy Organization

1

Representative, School District 40

1

Representative, Indigenous Advocacy or Social Service Organization

Arts Commission

2

Community Members

1

Community Member, Youth

1

Representative, Education Sector

2

Representatives from the Non-Profit, Community Based Arts Sector

Board of Variance

1

Community Member

Community Heritage Commission

4

Community Members

1

Representative, New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society

Economic Development Advisory Committee*

3

Community Representatives from Commercial Area

1

Representative, New Westminster Chamber of Commerce

1

Representative, Downtown New Westminster BIA

1

Representative, Uptown Business Association

6

Sectoral Representatives, Local Business Community

1

Indigenous Community Representative

Environment and Climate Advisory Committee*

5

Community Members

1

Representative, Local Business Association

1

Representative, Local Environment Organization

2

Representatives, Professional in Environment or Climate, Business, Government or Non-Profit Field

1

Representative, Educational Institution

Facilities, Infrastructure & Public Realm Advisory Committee*

6

Community Members

1

Indigenous Community Representative

2

Persons with Lived Experience with Navigating the City’s Transportation Realm with Physical or Cognitive Barriers 1

1

Representative, New Westminster Business Community

1

Representative, School District 40

Library Board1

Applications are due by November 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

5

Community Members

Multiculturalism Advisory Committee

7

Community Members

1

Representative, School District 40

1

Representative, Downtown New Westminster BIA

Public Art Advisory Committee

3

Community Members

2

Arts Professionals (Artists, Designers, Gallery Directors, Curators, Historians, Educators, Conservators)

2

Artists of Recognized Standing in New Westminster

1

Developer recognized by the community

2

Urban Designers (Architects, Landscape Architects, Engineers)

Restorative Justice Committee

3

Community Members

1

Representative, CERA

1

Representative, School District 40

1

Representative, Victim Assistance Association Board

Seniors Advisory Committee

6

Community Members

1

Representative, BC Seniors Services Society

1

Representative, Century House Association

1

Representative, Fraser Health

1

Representative, Queensborough 50+ Social Club

1

Representative, Sapperton Old Age Pensioners

Sustainable Transportation Advisory Committee*

2

Persons with Lived Experience of Navigating the City’s Transportation Network with Physical or Cognitive Barriers

2

Persons who Walks, Uses Transit or Cycles as Part of their Daily Mode of Transportation

1

Person with Professional or Technical Expertise in Active Transportation, Universal Design, Road Safety, Goods Movement, Emergency Services, and/or Healthy Built Environment

1

Representative, Business Community (To Provide Perspective on Achieving the Goals of the MTP in a way that Supports a Thriving Local Economy)

1

Representative, School District 40 or DPAC (To Provide Perspective on Achieving the Goals of the MTP with Respect to School Travel)

1

Representative, Local Cycling Advocacy Organization

1

Representative, Local Pedestrian Advocacy Organization

1

Representative, Indigenous community with Relevant Lived Experience in an Urban Environment

Youth Advisory Committee2

1

Member at Large, Middle School

1

Member at Large, High School Graduate

1

Representative, DPAC

* New Committees to be established or with mandate change in 2020

1 The term for the Library Board runs from January 1 – December 31

2 The term for the Youth Advisory Committee runs from October 1 – September 30

All other committee terms run from February 1 - January 31

All applicants must submit an application, along with a brief personal resume. Click here to apply online.

Applications must be received by the Legislative Services Department no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019.

For further information, please contact the Legislative Services Department at 604-527-4523 or by email at .