2020 Municipal Appointments to Advisory Committees/Foundation/Boards

October 9, 2019

The District of Saanich is accepting applications from residents wishing to be involved in local government by sitting as a member of an Advisory Committee, Board or Foundation. Appointments effective 2020 are made by Saanich Council and are generally for a one-year term. If you would like to serve your community we encourage you to apply.


The Council Advisory Committees listed below deal with a wide range of municipal topics. Most meet on a monthly basis except in July, August and December. The terms of reference for each committee are available online at saanich.ca or by contacting the Legislative Services Division at 250‑475‑5501.

  • Active Transportation
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Environment and Natural Areas
  • Healthy Saanich
  • Parks, Trails and Recreation
  • Planning, Transportation and Economic Development


The Foundation is a registered non-profit society that promotes the preservation, maintenance and restoration of buildings, structures and land located in the District of Saanich which have been designated as Municipal Heritage Sites by Saanich Council. Applications are now being accepted to fill upcoming vacancies. The terms of reference can be found at saanich.ca. For more information, contact Shirley Leggett, Secretary at 250-475-5501 or by email: shirley.leggett@saanich.ca.


The purpose of the technical Advisory Design Panel is to advise Council or the Director of Planning on the design merits of plans supporting specific public and private development applications. The commitment is a two year term

The following applications are being accepted for residents of Saanich:

  • Building Industry representative, via the District of Saanich application process;
  • Architects, via the Architectural Institute of BC (AIBC) reception@aibc.ca; and,
  • Landscape Architects, via the BC Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) admin@bcsla.org.


The District of Saanich also appoints residents to a limited number of other commissions and boards. For 2020, appointments will be made to the following organizations:

  • Board of Cemetery Trustees of Greater Victoria - Royal Oak Burial Park (three year term)
  • Greater Victoria Public Library Board (two year term)
  • Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre Community Advisory Board (one year term)
  • Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee (one year term)

HOW TO APPLY:  Saanich residents interested in being considered for an appointment must provide a résumé and complete an Application for Appointment form [PDF - 143 KB], available online at saanich.ca or by contacting the Legislative Services Division at 250-475-5501.


Submit to the Legislative Services Division, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, B.C., V8X 2W7, or by email: council@saanich.ca.