Councillor Lisa Dominato

Councillor Lisa Dominato

First elected to Vancouver City Council in 2018, Councillor Lisa Dominato is a strategic leader with 20 years’ experience in government administration, public policy, communications, and stakeholder relations. She also served a one-year term as an elected school trustee with the Vancouver School Board (VSB).

Councillor Dominato is passionate about public service and is a strong mental health and housing advocate. She served the past six years on Vancouver’s Kettle Society Board, which delivers local mental health and housing services, and recently concluded her term as chair. She is also a board director of the National Institute of Families for Child and Youth Mental Health (FamilySmart™).

Councillor Dominato has served as a public servant in several senior management positions with the Government of British Columbia, specializing in social policy. She is also former chief of staff to the Deputy Premier and Minister of Education as well as political advisor to the Minister of Management Services. She is known for her collaborative and pragmatic approach to tackling complex issues and building strong relationships to achieve common goals.

Councillor Dominato holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia and University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. She is fluent in French and English and is a recipient of the Premier’s Annual Innovation and Excellence Awards – Partnership Category.

In her first term, Councillor Dominato successfully led the restructuring of the Vancouver School Board’s governance framework; introduced live-streaming for VSB meetings; garnered support from all 60 school boards for a provincial student-centered mental health strategy, and; initiated discussions between the VSB and City of Vancouver to fast-track building and development permits for all new schools and seismic upgrades.

Councillor Dominato lives in Hastings-Sunrise with her husband, Dale, and two daughters aged 7 and 5.

Contact Councillor Lisa Dominato

3rd Floor, City Hall
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4

Phone: 604-873-7248

Cell: 604-754-7290




Annual financial disclosure statement

Annual financial disclosure statements are submitted each year on January 15 by the incumbent mayor and councillors pursuant to the BC Financial Disclosure Act .

View Councillor Dominato's 2019 financial disclosure statement  (527 KB)