Rebecca Mersereau

Elected 2018

Phone:  250-818-3633
Email:  rebecca.mersereau@saanich.ca

Personal Summary:

I am a public policy enthusiast, keen on evidence-based decision making and long-term thinking to ensure our decisions benefit current and future residents. I am also a cyclist, a dog owner, a camper, a hiker, and a water management consultant in the private sector by day.   

Career Experience:

  • Water Resource Management Consultant (current)
  • Assistant Registrar, College of Applied Biology
  • Executive Director of the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team
  • Executive Director of Eastern Charlotte Waterways

Education

  • Master's of Public Administration, University of Victoria
  • Master's of Water Resources Management, University of the West Indies
  • Registered Professional Biologist, Province of BC
  • Bachelor's of Education, St. Thomas University
  • Bachelor's of Biology, Dalhousie University

Saanich Appointments

  • Chair, Active Transportation Advisory Committee (2022 - current)
  • Council Liaison, Resilient Saanich Technical Committee (2020 - current)
  • Chair, Environment & Natural Areas Committee (2019 - 2021)
  • Member, Governance & Finance Committee (2019 - current)
  • Member, Housing Affordability & Supply Committee (2019 - 20)

Capital Regional District appointments (current):

  • Vice Chair, Capital Regional District Board (2021 - current)
  • Chair, Parks & Trails Committee (2021 - current)
  • Member, Transportation Committee (2021 - current)
  • Member, Planning & Protective Services Committee (2018 - current)
  • Commissioner, Regional Water Supply Committee (2018 - current)
  • Chair, Regional Water Supply Committee (2018 - 2021)
  • Member, Parks Committee (2018 - 2020)