Arts Facilities Advisory Committee


The purpose of the Arts Facilities Advisory Committee (AFAC) is to make recommendations to staff and Council on the development of a new arts and culture facility that aligns with Council’s vision to make West Vancouver a liveable, vibrant, and inclusive community. 


The AFAC will:

(a) confirm an arts and culture facility vision and concept, by:

  • engaging with the arts and culture community, community user groups, and the public;

(b) recommend a framework for capital fundraising, by:

  • researching best practices in capital fundraising for arts and culture facilities; and
  • confirming best practices and developing a framework to guide capital fundraising; and

(c) recommend a governance model, by:

  • researching and collecting data on a variety of governance models;
  • soliciting public input and participation from community organizations and groups;
  • confirming values that will guide the development of a governance model; and
  • ensuring the long-term sustainable operation of an arts and culture facility.


An appointment is for a two-year term and members may serve up to six years on the committee.

Council Representative

Councillor Cameron


Jennifer Webb (Co-Chair), Barbara Brink, Rob Brown, Michael Evans, Richard Finley, Eric Fiss, Roz Seyednejad, and Jason Wexler (Co-Chair).

Staff Liaison

Christie Rosta, Cultural Services Manager



Terms of Reference

Arts & Culture Facilities Plan - June 2019

Arts & Culture Strategy - 2018–2023

Arts Facilities Site Identification Analysis - February 2020

Next meeting

Arts Facilities Advisory Committee Meeting



Electronic meeting details

This meeting will be conducted via electronic communication facilities, pursuant to Council Committee Procedure Bylaw No. 5020, 2019.

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 Facilities Advisory Committee

March 24 Cancelled  
April 7 Notice Minutes
April 27 Notice Minutes
May 12 Notice Minutes
June 22 Notice Minutes
Sept. 8 Notice  
Oct. 6 Cancelled  
Nov. 3 Cancelled  
Dec. 8 Cancelled  


2020 Meetings

Arts Facilities Advisory Committee

Jan. 8 Notice Minutes
Jan. 22 Notice Minutes
Feb. 19 Notice Minutes
March 10 Notice Minutes
July 7 Notice Minutes
Aug. 31 Notice Minutes
Sept. 22 Notice Minutes

Klee Wyck Subcommittee

Jan. 13 Notice Minutes
Feb. 18 Notice Minutes