Vic Derman

Image Councillor DermanPhone: 250-479-0302

Personal Information:

Vic Derman was born and raised in Saanich and has been a resident of our municipality for his entire life. He was first elected to Council in 2002 and became a CRD Director in 2005. Prior to being elected to Council, Vic was a successful school teacher in School District 61 (Greater Victoria). He is married and continues to live in Saanich with his wife and daughter.

Saanich Council Appointments:

  • Chair, Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility Advisory Committee
  • Council Liaison, Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission
  • Member, Public Safety & Emergency Planning Committee
  • Member, Te’Mexw Treaty Advisory Committee 

Capital Regional District Appointments:

  • Director, Capital Regional District Board
  • Director, Capital Regional District Hospital Board
  • Director, Regional Water Supply Commission
  • Vice Chair and member, CRD Environment Committee
  • Vice Chair and member, CRD Planning, Transportation and Protective Services Committee
  • Vice Chair and member, CRD Water Commission
  • Member, Core Area Liquid Waste Committee
  • CRD Board representative on The Roundtable on the Environment

Community Service:

  • President and Vice-President, North Quadra Residents Association - 1990 to 2002
  • Co-Founder of SCAN (Saanich Community Associations Network). Served as SCAN Chair for the organization's first 5 years
  • Initiated and chaired the "Water in the City" conference, a highly successful international conference held in Victoria in 2004
  • Developed "The Natural City", a comprehensive approach to urban sustainability
  • One of 5 founding directors of The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC). Served as TLC Vice-Chair for the Conservancy's first 5 years
  • As a volunteer, personally raised over $80,000 for local greenspace protection
  • Volunteer canvasser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation