Fred Haynes

Elected to Mayor 2018

Phone: 250-818-6368

Personal summary

Hubby to Cathy with whom I have three sons. Community volunteer, professional publisher, entrepreneur, educator, Ph.D. in medical research, curious mind, Commonwealth Scholar, 8th Dan Aikido instructor, dog owner, an avid walker and e-bike enthusiast.

Career experience
  • Publisher of business networking tools
  • Business and economic development consultant
  • Post-Doctoral medical research
  • University instructor
  • High school teacher 
Saanich Council appointments
  • Member, Finance and Strategic Priorities Committee
  • Panellist, Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel
  • Chair, Police Board
  • Public Safety & Emergency Planning Committee
Capital Regional District appointments
  • Capital Region Housing Corporation
  • Capital Regional Hospital District Board
  • Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee 
  • Planning & Protective Services Committee 
  • Transportation Committee
Provincial appointments 
  • Victoria Regional Transit Commission
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
  • Liaison, Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission
  • Te'Mexw Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Regional Water Commission
  • University of Victoria - Municipal Group
  • South Island Prosperity Project, Funding Partners
  • 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. 
  • Life Sciences In Victoria
  • Moose Hide Campaign
  • Canadian Health Food Association