Council Appointments to Greater Victoria Public Library Board and Victoria Airport Authority Board

The City of Victoria is now receiving applications from interested citizens to serve on the Greater Victoria Public Library Board and Victoria Airport Authority Board.

Greater Victoria Public Library Board

Greater Victoria Public Library Board (GVPL) provides for the joint management, maintenance, improvement, operation, and control of the Central Library and branches, as well as the establishment of branches in member municipalities. Details of this volunteer position are:
  1. The GVPL Board is composed of 21 members with five appointees from the City of Victoria.
  2. Victoria City Council appoints one elected official and four residents of the City of Victoria.
  3. Citizen members must have resided in the City for at least six months preceding the appointment. Citizen members serve two-year terms to a maximum of four consecutive terms (or eight years).
The time commitment is about two hours per meeting, twice a month. Members may be asked to serve on sub-committees from time to time. Additional information about the GVPL Board may be obtained from their website at www.gvpl.ca.

Victoria Airport Authority Board

The Victoria Airport Authority (VAA) Board is the governing body of the community-operated Victoria International Airport. The City of Victoria has one appointee on the VAA Board whose initial term commences April 1, 2014 and ends December 31, 2016. Victoria City Council will propose two nominees to the VAA Board for their approval. The Victoria Airport Authority Board and the City of Victoria are seeking qualified applicants, preferably with strong business experience. Additional information about the VAA Board may be obtained from their website at www.victoriaairport.com or by contacting the Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and Board of Directors at 250.953.7501.

How to Apply

Citizens interested in participating on either of these Committees are invited to obtain an application form here, or from the Public Service Centre at City Hall, and forward the completed application forms to:

  • By mail: Corporate Administrator, City of Victoria, No. 1 Centennial Square, Victoria BC V8W 1P6
  • By fax: 250.361.0348
Down the application form here. [PDF - 38 KB]

Terms of Reference and Mandate [PDF - 31 KB]

The deadline for the submission of all applications to City Hall is Monday, December 2, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.

Applicants submitting applications are requested to include the following information in their application: name, address, postal code, home and/or business telephone number, occupation, history of community involvement, other relevant history, technical or special expertise and reasons for seeking an appointment.

The information from the applications is collected for administrative and/or operational functions of the City of Victoria as authorized by the Local Government Act. This information has been collected, and will be used and maintained, in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.