Governance

Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees exercises the executive and administrative powers and duties, including the selection of the secretary and treasurer and our external auditors, with both appointments approved by the Members of the Authority.

Members of the Authority
The Members of the Authority are elected officials appointed by the regional boards in each regional district in BC. The number of MFA Members (currently 39) is based on the population of the regional districts. The Members of the Authority represent all 28 regional districts. The Members meet twice a year, once at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held before March 31st each year, and again in the fall, in conjunction with the annual Union of BC Municipalities Convention. At these meetings, the Members review requests for financing and authorize the issue and sale of securities. At the AGM, the Members elect ten Trustees, including the Chair and Vice-Chair. Four Trustees must be from Metro Vancouver, one from the Capital Regional District, and the other five from the remaining regional districts. Regional district member and alternate member appointments are due by the last day of February each year. Appointment notifications are accepted via email

2019 Annual General Meeting - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN 

The 2019 Annual General  Meeting of our Members and Financial Forum will be held Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, BC.

Please click here to register.The deadline to register is March 11, 2019.

Please note: Our event registration is hosted by Eventmobi, an online platform, which also supports an app for both iOS and Android devices. The app can be downloaded to a phone or accessed on a web browser.

MFA 2019 AGM & FINANCIAL FORUM SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019

1:30 p.m. – Registration Day 1 Opens

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Financial Forum
Welcome from Chair Malcolm Brodie
Session 1: Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery with Lisa Benini
Session 2: MFA 101 with MFA Staff

4:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Connection Break

4:30pm – 6:30pm – MFA Welcome Reception


THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019

7:30 a.m. – Registration Day 2 Opens

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast
Includes welcome from Chair Malcolm Brodie

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Financial Forum
Session 1: “Smart Cities, Data and Privacy” Panel Discussion

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Connection Break

10:55 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Financial Forum
Session 2: U.S. and Global Economic Outlook with Tom Porcelli

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch and Connection Break

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Annual General Meeting of the Members

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Group Photo
Group photo of all MFA Members followed by Board of Trustees & CAO

ACCOMMODATION

For accommodation, please contact the Hotel Grand Pacific at: reserve@hotelgrandpacific.com, 250-386-0450, or 1-800-663-7550.

2018 Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Financial Forum and Annual General Meeting of our Members was held Wednesday, March 21st and Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at the Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, BC

Presentation Slides from Financial Forum Guest Speakers

Our guest speakers have graciously allowed us to share PDF slides from their presentations. Not all elements will be the same as when viewed at the sessions in person. Should you have questions on the content or wish to share presentations further, please contact the presenter directly.

2019 Semi-Annual Meeting

The 2019 Semi-Annual meeting of our members will be held Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at UBCM in Vancouver. 

2018 Semi-Annual Meeting

The 2018 Semi-Annual meeting of our members was held September 11, 2018 at UBCM in Whistler. 

Members of the Authority 2019-2020

39 Members representing 28 Regional Districts
10 Members are elected to sit as the Board of Trustees at our Annual General Meeting held in March
(2018-2019 Trustees are denoted by an "*", Vice-Chair is denoted by an "**", Chair is denoted by an "***")

2019-2020 Trustees, Vice-Chair and Chair will be elected on March 28, 2019 and the Member Listing below will be updated after this date.

Regional District Member
Alberni-Clayoquot J. McNabb
Bulkley-Nechako G. Thiessen
Capital S. Brice*
Capital G. Young
Cariboo A. Richmond** 
Central Coast S. Schooner
Central Kootenay R. Toyota* 
Central Okanagan G. Given
Columbia Shuswap R. Martin
Comox Valley E. Grieve
Cowichan Valley A. Siebring
East Kootenay R. Gay* 
Fraser-Fort George L. Hall
Fraser Valley J. Lum
Frasee Valley H. Braun
Kitimat-Stikine G. McKay
Kootenay Boundary R. Russell
Metro Vancouver M. Brodie*** 
Metro Vancouver L. Buchanan
Metro Vancouver J. Coté
Metro Vancouver J. Froese
Metro Vancouver G. Harvie
Metro Vancouver M. Hurley
Metro Vancouver D. McCallum
Metro Vancouver K. Stewart
Metro Vancouver R. Stewart
Metro Vancouver B. West
Mount Waddington D. Dugas
Nanaimo J. Turley
North Coast B. Pages
North Okanagan A. Shatzko
Northern Rockies
D. Soles
Okanagan-Similkameen K. Kozakevich
Peace River D. Rose
qathet (formerly Powell River) P. Brabazon
Squamish-Lillooet T. Rainbow
Strathcona A. Adams
Sunshine Coast L. Pratt
Thompson-Nicola L. Brown


If you have any questions regarding the Members, Board of Trustees or meetings, please email us.

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