The Vancouver Food Policy Council is temporarily inactive, pending City Council approval of terms of reference in early 2023.
- Council Liaison:
- School Board Liaison:
- City of Vancouver Staff Liaison:
- Park Board Staff Liaison:
Terms and Membership Composition
Persons appointed to an advisory body shall meet the following essential criteria:
Not be employed by the City of Vancouver;
Live or work in Vancouver, or have a significant body of experience with issues in Vancouver; and
Be able to demonstrate relevant experience or knowledge, abilities and skills related to the mandate of the advisory body.
21 members of the public (11 is quorum)
The composition of members should demonstrate a balance of the following areas of expertise (including professional, volunteer, education, and/or research experience):
Processing and Distribution;
Food Security, including Financial Accessibility + Availability;
Indigenous Food Sovereignty;
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
2 non-voting Council liaisons
1 non-voting Park Board Commission liaison
2 non-voting staff liaisons
The appointment of civic members to each advisory committee shall meet the composition objectives set out in the Diversity on Advisory Bodies policy.
Length of term:
Committee members are appointed until November 6, 2022.
No member of the public shall serve for more than four consecutive years on the same advisory body. A former member is eligible for reappointment after one year out of office.