Mayor & Council
West Vancouver Council is the elected decision-making body for the District and is comprised of the mayor and six councillors. The mayor is the chief executive officer. Under the Local Government Act, Council sets budgets, levy taxes and establishes policies to guide the growth, development and operation of the District.
Council contact information is listed below.
There is also a group email address for all Council members. If sending a group email, please include your complete postal mailing address for our communication records.
A long-time resident of West Vancouver, Mary-Ann Booth has worked in municipal government for over a decade and brings experience, vision and passion to her new role as West Vancouver's mayor. Serving on Council from 2011–2018, she was also a school trustee with the West Vancouver Board of Education from 2005–2011, the last three years as Chair.
Holding both Commerce and Law degrees from the University of British Columbia, Mary-Ann practised law for almost 20 years, holding positions as a civil litigator, business law lecturer, Provincial crown prosecutor and in-house counsel.
Mary-Ann is driven by a desire to make West Vancouver as livable, vibrant and inclusive as possible.
Craig Cameron first joined Council in 2011 and was re-elected in 2018 for his third term as councillor.
Craig currently serves as Council liaison for the Design Review Committee and North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues (ACDI) and Community Grants Committee. He works as a litigator with the Department of Justice Canada, practising in various areas of civil litigation.
Nora Gambioli first joined Council in 2011 and was re-elected in 2018 for her third term as councillor.
Her family has called West Vancouver home for four generations. Nora currently serves as Council liaison for the Community Engagement Committee, Heritage Advisory Committee and Public Art Advisory Committee.
Peter Lambur first joined Council after winning the 2016 by-election. Peter was re-elected in 2018 for his first full term as a councillor.
An architect and planner, Peter is an advocate for citizen involvement in neighbourhood planning. He currently serves as Council liaison for the Neighbourhood Character Working Group and Gleneagles Community Centre Advisory Committee.
Bill Soprovich returns for his eighth consecutive term as councillor after being re-elected in 2018.
Bill has served on numerous committees and working groups as both a volunteer and Council representative and has lived in West Vancouver for over 40 years.
West Vancouver resident Sharon Thompson is new to Council, elected in 2018.
Before becoming councillor, Sharon worked as the constituency assistant for the Liberal MLA in the West Vancouver Sea-to-Sky riding. She has a degree in Urban Studies from the University of British Columbia and a diploma in Civic Engagement and Dialogue from Simon Fraser University.
A long-time West Vancouver resident, Marcus Wong is new to Council, elected in 2018.
A strong believer in the importance of vibrant, safe, and inclusive communities, Marcus brings to Council his background in governance, public policy, and community leadership. He currently sits on the boards of the North Shore Multicultural Society and the West Vancouver Track & Field Club. He recently retired from the West Vancouver Police Board and as a provincially-appointed tribunal adjudicator.
He has served on the boards of the BC Association of Police Boards, Canadian Association of Police Governance, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Queen’s University Alumni Association, BC Luge Association, Richmond Art Gallery, University Council of Queen’s University and Senate of the University of Birmingham. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Marcus is the CEO of AURUS Athletica Inc. He gained experience working for the Canadian Olympic Committee and Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, helping to strengthen relationships with the International Olympic Committee, World Olympians Association, Olympians Canada, and United States Congress. Marcus has also been the primary media spokesperson for a major utility company and a communications advisor to provincial cabinet ministers.
He was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General of Canada and the West Vancouver Police Centennial Medal.
750 17th Street, West Vancouver BC V7V 3T3
Mayor and Council have determined seven priorities for the District to focus on throughout their term from 2014 to 2018.