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Community Representatives

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Thanks to the Shuswap residents who applied to become a Community Representative on the Shuswap Watershed Council.

The date for applications has now passed, but stay tuned - we'll announce the new reps soon!

The following describes the selection process.

Background

Up to three Community Representative positions are available on the SWC membership, for up to three-year terms commencing in April 2019.

As a Community Representative on the SWC, you will work with other Council members (see the Council membership) to provide input on and oversight of the delivery of the SWC’s programs for water quality, safe boating and recreation and invasive mussels prevention.

Criteria

Preference will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Reside or work in the Shuswap watershed (part-time residents qualify)
  • Have experience working with a committee
  • Can attend quarterly meetings, without remuneration (compensation for travel is provided). See the 2019 SWC meeting schedule.

Learn more

For more information about the role and expectation of Community Representatives and of the Shuswap Watershed Council, applicants should review the following:

 

Our Vision

Social well-being supported by a vibrant economy and sustained by a healthy environment.

About the Fraser Basin Council

The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in the Fraser River Basin and throughout BC. Established in 1997, FBC is a collaboration of four orders of government (federal, provincial, local and First Nations) along with those from the private sector and civil society. We work with people in multiple sectors, helping them find collaborative solutions to today’s issues through a commitment to the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Our focus is on healthy water and watersheds, action on climate change and air quality and strong, resilient communities and regions.

FBC Project and
Partner Sites

Plug in BC:
www.pluginbc.ca

BuySmart Network:
www.buysmartbc.com

BC Rural Network:
www.bcruralnetwork.ca

Rethinking our Water Ways:
www.rethinkingwater.ca

ReTooling for Climate Change:
www.retooling.ca

Climate Action Toolkit:
www.toolkit.bc.ca

Contact Us

FBC has offices in Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Quesnel and Prince George. We also have staff located in Abbotsford and Vernon.

To reach us, see FBC Offices and FBC Staff.

Our main office is:

Fraser Basin Council
1st Floor, 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5

T: 604 488-5350
F: 604 488-5351
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