The role of the AAC is to increase awareness of agricultural issues in the RDN, assist in the implementation of the RDN AAP and other agricultural related initiatives, and provide local perspective and expertise to advise the Regional Board on a range of agricultural issues on an ongoing and as needed basis as directed by the Board.
Membership representation will be as follows:
Two members who actively participate in agriculture in District 68;
Two members who actively participate in agriculture in District 69;
Two members representing regional agricultural organizations;
One member representing shellfish aquaculture organizations.
One Electoral Area Director from District 68;
One Electoral Area Director from District 69; and
One Municipal Director.
The Regional Board will appoint two Electoral Area Directors and one Municipal Director as outlined above. The Board will designate one of the three Board representatives as the Chairperson for the AAC.
The AAC may seek representatives from other organizations to advise the AAC, from time to time on an as needed basis, to provide expertise in response to the needs of the AAC.
No substitute members will be permitted. If a member must resign from the Committee, their position will be filled through the application process.
No remuneration for participation on the Committee is provided unless otherwise approved by the Board. However, if Committee activities coincide with meal times, meals may be provided.
RDN Planning Department
6300 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo
or toll free1-877-607-4111