Fred Haynes

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Elected 2014

Phone: 250-889-9352

Personal summary

Hubby to Cathy with whom he has three sons. Dog owner, community volunteer, professional publisher, entrepreneur, educator, Ph.D., 8th Dan Aikido, avid walker, curious mind, Commonwealth Scholar. Saanich resident since 2002.

Career experience
  • Publisher of business networking tools
  • Business and economic development consultant
  • Post-Doctoral medical research
  • University instructor
  • High school teacher 
Saanich Council appointments
  • Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission Liaison
  • South Island Prosperity Project, Funding Partners
  • University of Victoria Municipal Liaison Group
  • Member, Mayor’s Governance Standing Committee
  • Chair, Personnel Standing Committee
Capital Regional District appointments
  • Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Te’Mexw Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Regional Water Commission
  • Alternate CRD Director
Previous appointments
  • Chair, Planning, Transportation & Economic Development 2014-16
  • Vice Chair, Regional Housing Trust Fund Commission 2014-16
  • Member, Finance, Audit & Personnel Committee 2014-17
  • Commonwealth Scholarship, UK
  • Ph.D., Medical Research
  • M.Sc., Human Kinetics
  • B.Ed., Biology
  • Teaching Certificate
  • Art of Approvals, Urban Development Initiative – Capital Region
Community and volunteers services

Since 2002, volunteered to address environmental protection, housing, jobs, community building, local food & mental wellness.  

  • Director, Peninsula Stream Society
  • Director, Prospect Lake Preservation Society
  • Chair, Saanich Community Association Network
  • Vice Chair, Connections Place Society
  • Chair, Saanich Legacy Foundation
  • Chair, Prospect Lake District Community Association
  • Convener, Local Food & Country Market PLDCA
  • Vice Chair, Smart South Island Partnerships
  • Chair, Board Selection Committee, South Island Prosperity Project
  • Director, Prospect Lake Water Users Community
  • Member, UVic Community Association Liaison Committee
  • Member, Victoria Life Sciences Community
  • Volunteer, CR-FAIR
  • Fred Talks Charity Fundraiser.
  • Instrumental in ensuring our regional sewage treatment was upgraded to tertiary level.