Community Engagement Committee


The Community Engagement Committee is a select committee of Council which oversees:

  • the establishment and implementation of new working groups and revisions as may be necessary to Working Group Guidelines
  • the optimal functioning of the District's other community engagement activities, as may be directed by Council.


Work with staff liaisons to prepare terms of reference for working groups and proposed revisions; selection of working group members; provide oversight to the working group process, and community engagement activities approved by Council; provide guidance to the Council and staff representatives to working groups with respect to operating principles, process and structural issues; provide advice and recommendations to Council on any matters referred to the committee by Council, as well as on new approaches to engage and consult with the community; and provide an annual work plan to Council.


Appointments are made annually by Council for a two-year term.

Council Members

Councillors Soprovich, Thompson, and Wong (Chair).


Lori Cameron, Lisa Carver, Elaine McHarg (Vice-Chair), Jennifer Roote, and Jaime Webbe.

Staff Liaison

Ania Mafi, Communications & Engagement Manager



Terms of Reference

Working Group Guidelines

Next Meeting

Community Engagement Committee Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 8
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Electronic meeting via Webex


Click here to join meeting

Password: westvan

Number: 2498 369 5268

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. The information package can be provided upon request by contacting the staff liaison.

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

Jan. 14 Notice Minutes
Feb. 11 Notice Minutes
Mar. 11 Notice Minutes
April 8 Notice Minutes
May 13 Notice Minutes
June 10 Notice Minutes
July 8 Notice Minutes
Sept. 9 Notice Minutes
Oct. 14 Notice  
Nov. 1 Notice  
Nov. 18 Cancelled  
Dec. 8 Notice  

2020 meetings

Jan. 28 Notice Minutes
Feb. 12 Notice Minutes
Feb. 27 Notice Minutes
March 11 Notice Minutes
May 28 Notice Minutes
June 9 Notice Minutes
July 9 Notice Minutes
Aug. 13 Notice Minutes
Oct. 8 Notice Minutes
Nov. 12 Notice Minutes