North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues

A joint North Shore Committee which formulates proposals and makes recommendations to the three North Shore Municipalities and the North Shore Health Board on matters affecting people with disabilities. It also provides a forum for discussion on issues affecting people with disabilities.


  1. To bring forth issues and recommendations that require action by municipal Councils and staff.
  2. To deal with any matter referred by municipal Councils or staff.
  3. To advise on any matters that the North Shore municipalities are undertaking (i.e. municipal works projects) in order to ensure that the issues and concerns of people with disabilities are addressed.
  4. To work cooperatively with municipal departments, boards, and commissions whose activities affect people with disabilities.
  5. To work cooperatively with agencies representing people with disabilities. 
  6. To maintain a list of key organizations and contact people willing to be resources to the Committee.
  7. To solicit public input on matters affecting people with disabilities as appropriate to the work of the Committee.

Council Members (Non-Voting)

  • Mayor Little (DNV)
  • Councillor Wong (DWV)
  • Rotating Councillors (CNV)

Members (Voting)

District of North Vancouver

  • Juan Palacio
  • David Parke
  • Shayne De Wildt
  • Riva Nelson
  • Amy Amantea

District of West Vancouver

  • Alexis Chicione
  • Carol Lenard
  • Loreigh Mitges
  • Michelle Katerberg
  • Nancie Parker

City of North Vancouver

  • Kamelia Abadi
  • Louisa Bridgman
  • Pam Horton

Staff Liaisons

Terms of Reference

Volunteer Application

We're looking for new members! Submit an application form today:

ACDI Application Form

Committee Contact

Maeve Bermingham, District of West Vancouver Staff Liaison