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Recreation & Parks Advisory Committees

Parks and Open Space Advisory Committees are made up of appointed representatives from an Electoral Area to advise the Regional Board on matters that pertain to Regional District of Nanaimo Electoral Area Community Parks and Trails. The RDN Electoral Area Parks Advisory Committees are as follows:
  • Electoral Area B (Gabriola Island, Mudge Island, DeCourcy Island)
  • Electoral Area C (East Wellington / Pleasant Valley Area)
  • Electoral Area E (Nanoose Bay)
  • Electoral Area F (Coombs, Errington, Hilliers, Upper Little Qualicum River)
  • Electoral Area G (French Creek, San Pareil, Dashwood, Englishman River)
  • Electoral Area H (Bowser, Deep Bay, Shaw Hill, Horne Lake)
Please contact Recreation and Parks Office at (250) 248-3252 / 1-888-828-2069 or [ Click Here ] for meeting times, locations and agendas.

ELECTORAL AREA B PARKS & OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Vanessa Craig (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Derek KilbournMember - Gabriola Recreation Society Rep.
Robert BrockleyMember at Large
Tom WojcikMember at Large
Kyle CliffordMember at Large
Tim GambrillMember at Large
Carly McMahonMember at Large

EAST WELLINGTON/PLEASANT VALLEY (ELECTORAL AREA C) PARKS & OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Maureen Young (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Stan CameronMember at Large
Bruce EricksonMember at Large
Rick HeikkilaMember at Large
Doug CawthorneMember at Large
Bernice LingMember at Large
VacantMember at Large

NANOOSE BAY (ELECTORAL AREA E) PARKS AND OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
Bob Rogers (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Linda KroftaArea E Appointee to District 69 Recreation Commission
Vicki SwanMember at Large
Heinz DahnMember at Large
Joseph RingwaldMember at Large
Marlene CaskeyMember at Large
Debbie MitchellMember at Large

ELECTORAL AREA F PARKS & OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Leanne Salter (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Reg NosworthyArea F Appointee to District 69 Recreation Commission
Julian FellMember at Large
Kenneth SmithMember at Large
Aimee DunnMember at Large
Barbara SmithMember at Large
VacantMember at Large

ELECTORAL AREA G PARKS & OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Clarke Gourlay (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Randy WhiteArea G Appointee to District 69 Recreation Commission
Robert Brian CoathMember at Large
Duane RoundMember at Large
Roy AlexanderMember at Large
Michael FosterMember at Large
VacantMember at Large

ELECTORAL AREA H PARKS & OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Stuart McLean (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Linda BuckeArea H Appointee to District 69 Recreation Commission
Luis AcostaMember at Large
Catherine BrowneMember at Large
Nancy RobertsonMember at Large
Joel ChesleyMember at Large
VacantMember at Large

Regional Parks & Trails Select Committee

The Regional Parks & Trails Select Committee is made up of Board and Community representatives to advise the Regional Board on a wide range of regional parks and trail issues.

REGIONAL PARKS AND TRAILS SELECT COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Clarke Courlay (Chair)Regional District Board Director
Keith WilsonRegional District Board Director
Vanessa CraigRegional District Board Director
Maureen YoungRegional District Board Director
Rob RogersRegional District Board Director
Leanne SalterRegional District Board Director
Stuart McLeanRegional District Board Director
Mark SwainRegional District Board Director
Ed MayneRegional District Board Director
Teunis WestbroekRegional District Board Director
Sheryl ArmstrongRegional District Board Director
Tyler BrownRegional District Board Director
Erin HemmensRegional District Board Director
Ben GeselbrachtRegional District Board Director

District 69 Recreation Commission

The District 69 Recreation Commission is made up of appointed representatives from the District 69 community to advise the Regional Board on matters pertaining to recreation services provided through Oceanside Place in Parksville, the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach and Community Recreation Services and Programs for all of District 69. The Commission also advises the Regional Board on allocations of grant-in aid funding for recreation related activities and projects in District 69.

DISTRICT 69 RECREATION COMMISSION MEMBERS:
Stuart McLeanRegional District Board of Director
Adam FrasRegional District Board of Director (alternate)
Linda KroftaElectoral Area E Member at Large
Reg NosworthyElectoral Area F Member at Large
Randy WhiteElectoral Area G Member at Large
Linda BuckeElectoral Area H Member at Large
PendingTown of Qualicum Beach
PendingTown of Qualicum Beach (alternate)
Mark ChandlerCity of Parksville
PendingCity of Parksville (alternate)
Elaine YoungSchool District #69
Julie AustinSchool District #69 (alternate)

Please contact Recreation and Parks Office at (250) 248-3252 / 1-888-828-2069 or [ Click Here ] for meeting times and locations.

Electoral Area A Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission

The Area A Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission is made up of appointed local representatives to advise the Regional Board on matters pertaining to parks, recreation and culture services provided in Electoral Area A which includes the communities of Cassidy, Cedar, South Wellington, and part of Yellowpoint.

ELECTORAL AREA A PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURE COMMISSION MEMBERS:
Keith Wilson (Chair)Regional District Board Director and Area A appointee to City of Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Wellness Committee
Bernard WhiteMember at Large
Kerri-Lynne WilsonMember at Large
Lisa BuryMember at Large
Jim FiddickMember at Large
Lori MannMember at Large
Megan CawthorneMember at Large
VacantMember at Large
VacantMember at Large
VacantMember at Large

Please contact Recreation and Parks Office at (250) 248-3252 / 1-888-828-2069 or [ Click Here ] for meeting times and locations.