Arts & Culture Advisory Committee


The purpose of the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee (ACAC) is to advise Council on the implementation of the West Vancouver Arts & Culture Strategy (2018–2023) and provide general oversight on arts and culture in the District of West Vancouver, taking into consideration the programming, physical administrative/governance, capital and operating funding, and ongoing operational aspects.


  • provide guidance to staff and Council on areas of general oversight on arts and culture in West Vancouver
  • advise and assist staff with prioritizing arts and culture strategies and incorporating them into annual divisional work plans
  • work in conjunction with staff to oversee subcommittees formed to focus on specific strategies and review findings and recommendations
  • provide input on the implementation of the West Vancouver Arts & Culture Strategy (2018–2023)
  • review and comment on matters pertaining to the ACAC’s purpose as referred by staff or Council


Normally, two-year terms to a maximum of six years, with a one-year term for appointees from Council.


Councillor Lambur


Joanna Baxter, Patricia Bowles, Richard Finley, Paddy Macleod, Bruce Milley, Eden Oram-Killas, Kim Rosin, Scott Swan, and Sharon Tsangarakis.


Doti Niedermayer, Senior Manager, Cultural Services



Terms of Reference

Next meeting

Date: Wednesday, September 8
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Electronic meeting via Webex

Electronic meeting details

This meeting will be conducted via electronic communication facilities, pursuant to Ministerial Order 192.

Members of the public who wish to listen and provide input are encouraged to attend virtually via Webex.

View detailed instructions on joining a virtual committee meeting

Click the meeting link, enter your name, email address, and event password, then click "Join Now". Note: Only click "join by browser" if you do not plan on using your microphone.

Written submissions regarding matters that fall within the committee’s mandate can also be submitted to staff liaisons and will be circulated to members prior to a meeting for their information.

2021 meetings

Arts & Culture Advisory Committee

Jan. 12 Notice Minutes
Feb. 16 Notice Minutes
March 16 Notice Minutes
April 14 Notice Minutes
May 12 Notice Minutes
June 9 Notice  
July 14 Cancelled  
Sept. 8    
Oct. 13    
Nov. 10    
Dec. 8    

Communications Subcommittee

Jan. 28 Notice Minutes
Feb. 23 Notice Minutes
April 13 Notice  

2020 meetings

Arts & Culture Advisory Committee

Jan. 16 Notice Minutes
Feb. 11 Notice Minutes
March 3 Notice Minutes
July 22 Notice Minutes
Sept. 8 Notice Minutes
Oct. 22 Notice Minutes
Nov. 20 Notice Minutes


Communications Subcommittee

Jan. 21 Notice Minutes
Feb. 19 Notice Minutes
Mar. 11 Notice Minutes
Sept. 21 Notice Minutes
Sept. 30 Notice Minutes

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