Ned Taylor

Elected 2018

Phone:  250-882-6261

Personal summary:

  • Born and raised in Saanich
  • Youngest Councillor and CRD Director
  • Graduated from Reynolds Secondary School in 2017
  • Ran unsuccessfully in 2017 Saanich Council by-election at 18 years of age
  • Elected to Saanich Council & CRD in 2018 general election at 19 years of age. 

Work experience:

  • Communications Intern, ACT Government (Canberra, Australia)
  • Front Desk Clerk, The Glenshiel Housing Society

Saanich Council appointments - current:

  • Chair, Parks, Trails and Recreation Committee
  • Board Member, Royal and McPherson Theatre Society 
  • Commissioner, Regional Water Supply
  • Council Liaison, Saanich Heritage Foundation
  • Council Liaison, Victoria Airport Authority Community Consultative Committee

Capital Regional District appointments - current:

  • Capital Region Housing Corporation
  • Capital Region Hospital District Board
  • First Nations Relations Committee 
  • Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee
  • Parks and Environment Committee 

Previous appointments:

  • Seceratry, Mount Tolmie Community Association
  • Youth Rep., Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Youth Rep., Environment and Natural Areas Advisory Committee, 2017


  • High School Diploma, Reynolds Secondary School, 2017
  • Civic Engagement Scholarship, 2017
  • Grade 12 Volunteer Service Award, 2017

Community and volunteer services:

  • Founder, 60,000+ signature petition to ban caged chicken confinement in BC's egg industry
  • Two-time head shaver for Cops for Cancer
  • Volunteer, Saanich Sunday Farmers Market
  • Former Youth Rep, Haro Woods Park Project
  • Volunteer, CRFair
  • Volunteer, Music in the Park