Vicki Sanders

Image Councillor SandersPhone: 250-592-0865
Email: vicki.sanders@saanich.ca

Personal Information:

  • Saanich resident for over 50 years - 4th generation Victorian
  • Career in Accounting, Marketing and the Arts.
  • Award - 2011 Hallmark Society Award of Merit for heritage restoration of 3956 Stan Wright Lane
  • Elected 2005

Saanich Council Appointments:

  • Chair, Finance Standing Committee
  • Council Liaison, Royal & McPherson Theatres Society Board
  • Council Liaison, Saanich Heritage Foundation
  • Council Liaison, Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
  • Canada 150 Representative

Capital Regional District Appointments:

  • Commissioner, Regional Water Supply Commission
  • Alternate Director, CRD Board
  • Member, Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness Leadership Council

Previous Appointments:

  • Chair, Environmental Advisory Committee
  • Co-Chair, Administrative Traffic Committee
  • Chair and Member, CRD Arts Committee
  • Member, CRD Climate Change Action Committee
  • Member, CRD Solid Waste Advisory Committee
  • Council Liaison, Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
  • Council Liaison, Saanich Silver Threads Service
  • Council Liaison, Beacon Community Services
  • Council Liaison, Legislative Services Division
  • Council Liaison, Public Works Division
  • Council Liaison, Corporate Services Division

Community Service:

  • President (2000 - 2005) and founding member (1996) of the Quadra Cedar Hill Community Association
  • Land Use Director (1997 - 2005) and founding member (1997) of the Camosun Community Association
  • Chair SCAN (Saanich Community Association Network) (2001 - 2005)
  • Member, UVic Community Liaison Committee (2001 - 2005)
  • Advisory group member, Quadra/McKenzie Design Charette and Action Plan
  • Working Committee member, First Shelbourne Local Area Plan; (1980-1981); Plan updates (1987 & 1997)
  • Participant, Smart Growth BC forums
  • Participant, CRD Housing Affordability workshops
  • Committee member, Traffic Calming Policy and first traffic calming project in Saanich
  • Successful acquisition, planning and development of Rutledge Park and Cloverdale Glasgow Park (1996 - 2003)
  • Instrumental in development of Saanich's Environmental Protocol
  • Participated in planning Saanich's Comprehensive Arts Policy
  • Member, Block Watch
  • Executive positions, Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils and Parent Advisory Committees for local schools
  • Volunteer Fundraiser, Mother's March, Cancer, and Heart and Stroke

Memberships: (Past and Present)

  • Toastmaster's International
  • Shelbourne Valley Community Kitchen , Director
  • Hallmark Heritage Society
  • Victoria Art Gallery
  • Landlord BC
  • CACGV (Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria)
  • Family Care Givers Network
  • Woman's Transition House
  • Smart Growth BC
  • St. Aidan's United Church