Ned Taylor

Elected 2018

Phone:  250-882-6261
Email:  ned.taylor@saanich.ca

Personal summary:

  • Youngest Saanich Councillor and CRD Director
  • Born and raised in Saanich
  • Graduated from Reynolds Secondary School in 2017
  • Passionate about the environment and climate change, affordability and housing, better transportation options, and building a community that works for everyone.

Saanich Council appointments - current:

  • Chair of Parks, Trails and Recreation Committee
  • Royal & McPherson Theatres Society Board of Directors
  • Regional Water Supply Commissionaire
  • Council Liaison, Peninsula & Area Agriculture Commission
  • Council Liaison, Victoria Airport Authority Community Consultative Committee

Capital Regional District (CRD) appointments - current:

  • Director
  • Vice-Chair of Environmental Services Committee
  • Chair of Solid Waste Advisory Committee
  • Capital Region Housing Corporation Board
  • Capital Region Hospital District Board
  • First Nations Relations Committee
  • Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee

Previous appointments:

  • CRD Parks and Environment Committee
  • Council Liaison, Saanich Heritage Foundation
  • Secretary, Mount Tolmie Community Association
  • Youth Rep, Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Youth Rep, Environment and Natural Areas Advisory Committee
  • Youth Rep, Saanich Park Projects

Credentials/accolades:

  • Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 (The Starfish Canada)
  • Civic Engagement Scholarship
  • High School Diploma, Reynolds Secondary School

Community and volunteer services:

  • Two-time head shaving participant for Cops for Cancer
  • Volunteer, Saanich Sunday Farmers Market
  • Volunteer, CRFair
  • Volunteer, Music in the Park
  • Founder, 60,000+ signature petition to ban caged chicken confinement in BC's egg industry

Work experience:

  • Communications Intern, The Office of the Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety, Minister for Corrections, and Minister for Mental Health. (Australian Capital Territory)
  • Front Desk Clerk, The Glenshiel Housing Society
  • Patient Care Coordinator, RebalanceMD