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 Financial Forum

The 2019 Annual General  Meeting of our Members and Financial Forum was held Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28, 2019 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.

  • Wednesday, March 27: Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery | Lisa Benini, MBCP, CRM, Principal Owner, Benini Consulting Ltd
    **Please contact mfa@mfa.bc.ca for a copy of the presentation as the file size exceeds our upload limits.**
     
  • Wednesday, March 27: MFA 101 | Peter Urbanc, Chief Administrative Officer, Shelley Hahn, Director of Business Services, Matthew O'Rae, Director of Finance
     
  • Thursday, March 28: "Smart Cities, Data & Privacy" Panel | Moderator: Greg Moore, Panelists:
    • Grant Fengstad, Director, Information Technology, City of Richmond
    • David Izzard, Enterprise Architecture & Cybersecurity Manager, City of Surrey
    • Michael McEvoy, Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC
       
  • Thursday, March 28: U.S. Economic Update | Tom Porcelli, Chief U.S. Economist, RBC Capital Markets 

2019 Semi-Annual Meeting

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

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

(2019-2020 Trustees are denoted by an "*", Vice-Chair is denoted by an "**", Chair is denoted by an "***")

2019-2020 Trustees, Vice-Chair and Chair were elected on March 28, 2019 and the Member Listing below has been updated.

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
Fraser 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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