Leif Wergeland

Phone: 250-658-6558
Email: leif.wergeland@saanich.ca

Personal Information:

  • Married: Nancy with 3 children, 9 grandchildren
  • Resident of Greater Victoria since 1967 - Saanich since 1981
  • Business owner for 25 years
  • Semi-retired since 1992

Saanich Council Appointments:

  • Chair, Environment & Natural Areas Advisory Committee
  • Council Liaison, Regional Housing Trust Fund Commission
  • Council Liaison, Silver Threads

Capital Regional District Appointments:

  • Capital Regional District and Hospital Board (alternative)
  • Commissioner, CRD Water Commission
  • Member, Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications (CREST)

Previous Appointments:

  • First elected to Saanich Council in 1996; Re-elected, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008
  • Director, Capital Regional District Water Commission
  • Chair, Administrative Traffic Committee
  • Member, Finance and Personnel Committee
  • Member, Greater Victoria Intermunicipal Committee
  • Member, Greater Victoria Library Board
  • Council Liaison, Finance Department
    Member, Safe Routes to Schools and Crossing Guards Task Force
  • Saanich Representative, Provincial Capital Commission
  • Council Liaison, Roads and Maintenance
  • Member, Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Board
  • Member, Advisory Planning Commission
  • Vice Chair, Cedar Hill Golf Course Committee
  • Council Representative, Horticultural Centre of the Pacific
  • Council Liaison, Engineering and Traffic Calming
  • Council Liaison, Planning Department
  • Co-Chair, Parks & Recreation Committee
  • Co-Chair, Development Process Review Committee
  • Council Representative, Royal Theatre
  • Vice-Chair, Finance Committee

Previous CRD Board Service:

  • Elected 1999, Re-elected 2002, 2005, 2008
  • Member, CRD Board of Directors
  • Environment Committee
  • Health Facilities Planning Committee
  • Vice Chair, Parks & Recreation Committee
  • Traffic Safety Commission
  • Hospital Board
  • Royal Theatre/McPherson Theatre Committee
  • Royal Theatre Renovation Task Force
  • CRD Traffic Safety Commission
  • Solid Waste Committee - Hartland Landfill
  • Chair, Capital Regional Housing Corporation
  • Chair, Royal Theatre Finance Corporation

Community Service:

  • Director of Compassionate Resource Warehouse, providing relief supplies to third world countries
  • Producer of "Val-U-Book" fundraiser for schools, sports teams and youth groups
  • Past Chair of Pacific Christian School
  • Involved with Seniors' Groups
  • Team Leader and organizer for building projects in third world countries-Kenya, Malawi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, Venezuela, Costa Rica
  • Member - The Land Conservancy of BC
  • Member of Haliburton Farms
  • Active member of a local church
  • Past involvement with various youth organizations