Seniors' Advisory Committee

The committee shall:

  • Through a senior’s lens, review and provide input into policy and other City initiatives as requested by Council or Administration;
  • Upon direction from Council, prepare work or reports on matters that impact seniors;
  • Provide recommendations for Council’s consideration on issues or initiatives that would support the well-being of seniors;
  • Inform Council of initiatives of other levels of government or community trends that could affect seniors;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with individuals and organizations that focus on seniors’ matters, as required within the scope of the committee;
  • Solicit feedback from seniors in the community when the topic is in the scope of the committee mandate or at the direction of Council; and
  • Report to Council at least once per year regarding:
  • The Committee's progress relative to its mandate;
  • Issues of significance to the Seniors’ Advisory Committee, and;
  • The Committee's annual priorities and goals.
  • The Committee may form sub-committees to manage specific issues referred to that sub-committee by the Committee.

As per Bylaw 41/2019

Members

  • Ray Watkins, Council representative
  • Jacquie Hansen, Alternate Council representative
  • Jeff Saunders, Chair, citizen member
  • Valerie Ganske, Vice-Chair, citizen member
  • Douwe Vanderwel, citizen member
  • Patricia MacGregor, citizen member
  • Ruby Olson, citizen member
  • Barbara Hahn, citizen member
  • Sandyne Beach McCutcheon, citizen member
  • Elizabeth Hurley, citizen member

Agendas & Minutes

Please visit the Agendas, Minutes, and Videos webpage to view recent agendas and minutes for this Committee.


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Last edited: May 7, 2020