Committee Vacancies for 2023
We welcome applications all year round for vacancies on the City's Advisory Committees.

For further information on the application process, please visit the How to Apply page.

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

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.

Current vacancies for the City’s CoMmITTEES, COMmissions, and Boards are as follows:

Committee

Vacancies

Accessibility Advisory Committee Library Board Representative
1 New Westminster Police Department Representative
1 Indigenous community representative

Advisory Planning Commission

No vacancies

Affordable Housing and Childcare Advisory Committee
 

3 Community Members

1

Representative, Childcare Advocacy Organization

1 Representative, BC Housing
1 Representative, Homelessness Coalition Society
1 Representative, Indigenous Advocacy or Social Service Organization
1 Representative, School District 40

Arts Advisory Committee

 

2 Representatives, Local NFP Arts Sector
2

Artist, New Westminster Based

1 Artist, Other
1 Urban Designer, Architect, Landscape Architect
2 Community Representatives, including Youth with Broad Representation of the City's Demographics, Including the Indigenous Community

Community Heritage Commission

 

No vacancies

 

Economic Development Advisory Committee
 

3 Sectoral Representatives from Local Business Community

1

Indigenous Community Representative

1 Representative, Downtown New Westminster Business Improvement Association
1 Representative, New Westminster Chamber of Commerce
1 Representative, Uptown Business Association

Environment & Climate Advisory Committee

2

Community Members
1 Representative, Local Business Association
1 Representative, Local Environment Organization
1 Representative, Local Institution
1 Representative, Professional in Environment or Climate Field, Business, Government or Non-Profit

Facilities, Infrastructure & Public Realm Advisory Committee

1

Indigenous Community Representative

2 Persons with Lived Experience Navigating the City's Transportation Realm with Physical or Cognitive Barriers
1 Representative, New Westminster Business Community
1 Representative, New Westminster School District 40
Library Board Community Member

New Westminster Design Panel

 

No vacancies

Restorative Justice Committee

3 Community Members
1 Representative, Communities Embracing Restorative Action (CERA)
1 Representative, School District 40
1 Representative, New Westminster Indigenous Court
1 Representative, Indigenous Community
1 Representative, New Westminster Police Department
1 Representative, Victim Assistance Association (NWVAA)

1

Representative, Victim Assistance Association Board

Social Inclusion, Engagement and Reconciliation Advisory Committee

 

6 Community Members
1 Representative, Century House
1 Representative, WINS

Sustainable Transportation Advisory Committee

 

2 Persons with Lived Experience of Navigating the City's Transportation Network with Physical or Cognitive Barriers
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, Indigenous Community with Relevant Lived Experience in an Urban Environment
1 Representative, Local Cycling Advocacy Organization
1 Representative, Local Pedestrian Advocacy Organization 
1 Representative, School District 40 or DPAC (to provide perspective on achieving the goals of the MTP with respect to school travel)
Community Member


*The term for the Library Board runs from January 1 – December 31 (applications for this recruitment intake are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2022).

All other committee terms run from February 1 - January 31 (applications for this recruitment intake are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2022).

Applications are received all year round and will be considered for any vacancies that arise.

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

CURRENT VACANCIES FOR THE CITY'S GRANT COMMITTEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Committee Vacancies

Community Livability and Social Equity Grant Committee

1 Indigenous Community Representative
Community Economic Activators Grant Committee 1 Indigenous Community Representative

All applicants must submit an application, along with a brief personal resume.