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Board and Committees

About the Fraser Basin Council Board

For current FBC Directors, see Fraser Basin Council Board.

The FBC Board has 38 Directors — representatives from all orders of Canadian government within BC, together with people from the private sector and from communities, and an independent chair. This is a unique collaboration of diverse interests, with all FBC Directors sharing a common focus: to advance sustainability.

Board Structure

There are 22 Directors on the FBC board, from the four orders of government:

  • three from the federal government
  • three from the provincial government
  • one from each of the eight regional districts in the Fraser Basin:
    • Metro Vancouver
    • Squamish-Lillooet
    • Fraser Valley
    • Bulkley-Nechako
    • Thompson-Nicola
    • Columbia-Shuswap
    • Cariboo
    • Fraser Fort George
  • one from each of the Basin's eight major First Nations language groups:
    • Halq’eméylem
    • Hul’q’umi’num’
    • Secwepemctsín
    • St’át’imcets
    • Nlaka'pamux
    • Nsyilxcen
    • Tsilhqot'in
    • Carrier (Dakelh)

The remaining 16 Directors are non-governmental appointees of the Council:

  • two from each of the Basin's five geographic regions (10 Directors in total), representing diverse sectors
  • three Basin-wide Directors to reflect the three dimensions of sustainability (economic, social and environmental)
  • a Director from among youth in the Basin
  • a Director with experience in the finance sector
  • a Chairperson

FBC Committees

For current committee members, see Committees

There are the three standing committees of the Board:

  • Operations Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Governance Committee

FBC's three strategic program areas are the focus of these committees:

  • Climate Change Committee
  • Watersheds and Water Resources Committee
  • Community and Regional Sustainability Committees

Regional Committees

    • Greater Vancouver-Sea to Sky Regional Committee
    • Fraser Valley Regional Committee
    • Thompson Regional Committee
    • Cariboo-Chilcotin Regional Committee
    • Northern Interior Regional Committee

Other Committees

    • Youth Advisory Committee

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:


ReTooling for Climate Change:

FBC Youth:

Climate Action Toolkit: 

Salmon-Safe BC

Contact Us

FBC has offices in Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake 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

We are grateful at the Fraser Basin Council Society to live and work on the unceded ancestral
territories of the Indigenous Nations of British Columbia.