Committees & Boards

2021 Committee Appointments List (updated August 9, 2021)

Municipal Appointments to Advisory Committees, Board, and Foundation

We are currently accepting applications for the Board of Variance.  For further information please see this advertisement.  An application and a résumé should be submitted to the Legislative Services Division by 4:30 PM, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022 at District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7, or by e-mail: 

The application deadline has passed for the 2022 Municipal Appointments to Committees

If you would like to serve your community and be a member of a committee in an area such as:

  • Arts and heritage;
  • Transportation and pedestrian mobility;
  • Environment; or,
  • Parks and recreation,

the next application opportunity will be in the Fall of 2022.

Types of Committees

Advisory Committees

  • Council establishes Advisory Committees
  • Most include one Council member as Chair

Standing Committees

  • The Mayor establishes Standing Committees for special purposes
  • The Mayor appoints all the members of a Standing Committee with at least half being Council members

Statutory Boards and Authorities

  • Created through provincial and federal legislation
  • Each board and authority has a unique function within the municipal framework

Technical Committees

  • Administrative
  • Deal with specific technical matters