Committees

Standing Committees

  • Broadband Internet and Mobility Standing Committee

    Appointees

    • All Board Members
  • Electoral Area Directors’ Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy
    • Director Area C
    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Rose

    Description

    The Electoral Area Directors’ Committee membership shall be elected representatives from Electoral Area ‘B’, Electoral Area ‘C’, Electoral Area ‘D’, and Electoral Area ‘E’.  The committee meets to address issues of a rural nature.
    Terms of Reference
  • Health Care Scholarship Criteria Select Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Dober, City of Dawson Creek Director
    • Director Hansen, City of Fort St. John Director
    • Director Courtoreille, South Peace small municipality representative (Chetwynd)
    • Director Taillefer, North Peace small municipality representative (Taylor)
    • Director Rose, South Peace Electoral Area Director (Electoral Area E)
    • Director Kealy, North Peace Electoral Area Director (Electoral Area B)
    • Director Hiebert, Board Chair (ex officio)

    Description

    The roles of the Committee include, but are not limited to:
    1. Facilitating the distribution of grants to medical students;
    2. Implementing Board initiatives to recruit and retain health care professionals in the Peace River Region;
    3. Adjudicate RN/RPN health care scholarship applications, and other scholarships as necessary;
    4. Making health care related recommendations to the Board, including the expansion or reduction of scholarship program(s), as necessary;
    5. Managing the scholarship budget, as approved by the Board, to disperse funds to participants of various health care education programs.
    Terms of Reference
  • Invasive Plant Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy
    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Rose

    Description

    The goal of the IPC is to protect our economy, environment and social values from invasive plants and ensuring that existing infestations are managed with integrated pest management.
    Terms of Reference
  • Regional Parks Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy
    • Director Rose
    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Taillefer

    Description

    The purpose of the PRRD Regional Parks Committee is to provide advice and recommendations on matters relating to Peace River Regional District parks and trails management, operations, and development.

    Terms of Reference
  • Rural Budgets Administration Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy (Vice Chair)
    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Rose (Chair)
    • Director Area C

    Description

    The committee is delegated the authority of the Peace River Regional District Board to administer the rural budgets identified in Schedule "A" (see Bylaw) in accordance with budgets, programs, plans, policies and guidelines adopted from time to time by the Regional Board.
    Bylaw 1853
  • Solid Waste Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Dober, City of Dawson Creek Director
    • Director Zabinsky, City of Fort St. John Director
    • Director Krakowka, South Peace small municipality representative (Tumbler Ridge)
    • Director Heiberg, North Peace small municipality representative (Hudson's Hope)
    • Director Kealy, North Peace Electoral Area Director (Electoral Area B)
    • Director Rose, South Peace Electoral Area Director (Electoral Area E)
    • Director Hiebert, Board Chair (ex officio)

    Description

    With the understanding that Solid Waste Management is a regional function and represents our largest single budget item; the goals of the Solid Waste Committee (SWC) is to act as an advisory committee for the Regional District solid waste management function and identify concerns and issues that may arise.
    Terms of Reference

Select Committees

  • Chetwynd Public Library Advisory Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Rose (PRRD)
    • Councillor Mel Deck (District of Chetwynd)
    • Melissa Millsap (Chetwynd Public Library Director)
    • Kelly Wilson (Chetwynd Library Board)
    • Tanya Harmacek (Chetwynd Library Board)

    Description

    The goal of the Chetwynd Public Library Advisory Committee is to provide advice, input and feedback to the Peace River Regional District from a stakeholder perspective at key milestones during the planning and development process for the design and construction of the multi-purpose Chetwynd Public Library.
    Terms of Reference
  • North Peace Leisure Facility Replacement Steering Committee

    Appointees

    • Mayor Hansen (City of FSJ)
    • Councillor Bolin (City of FSJ)
    • Director Hiebert (PRRD, Area C Interim)
    • Director Rose (PRRD, Area C Interim)
    • Director Kealy (PRRD, Area B)
    • Alternate Director Goodings (PRRD, Area B)
    • Councillor Turnbull (Dist. of Taylor)
    • Councillor Ponto (Dist. of Taylor)

    Description

    The goal of the North Peace Leisure Facility Replacement Steering Committee is to oversee the development of a concept for the replacement of the North Peace Leisure Pool, with the possible inclusion of additional recreation amenities.
    Terms of Reference
  • Solid Waste Management Plan Technical Advisory Committee

    Appointees

    Description

    Regional districts in British Columbia are mandated by the Provincial Environmental Management Act to develop Solid Waste Management Plans that provide long term visions of how each regional district manages their municipal and rural solid wastes and recyclables. The Peace River Regional District’s Solid Waste Management Plan was last amended in 2016 and the Regional District is currently reviewing and updating its Plan. The purpose of the joint Public and Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) is to provide input, feedback on the Plan review, and to provide input and recommendations to the Peace River Regional District on proposed programs and policies that would make up the updated Regional Solid Waste Management Plan.
    Terms of Reference

Legislated/Bylaw Commissions/Committees

  • Chetwynd Civic Properties Commission

    Appointees

    • Director Courtoreille
    • Councillor Bassendowski
    • Director Rose
    • Councillor Wark
    • Walter MacFarlane
    • Larry Houley

    Description

    To establish policies, procedures and management goals and objectives for the operation of the Chetwynd civic properties facilities (Chetwynd Recreation Centre, Chetwynd Leisure Centre, ancillary Tennis Courts and Ballfields).
    Bylaw 1058
  • Emergency Executive Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Dober
    • Director Hansen
    • Director Kealy
    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Rose
    • Director Area C - TBD

    Description

    Preparation for, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters. Establishment and maintenance of an emergency management organization to develop, maintain and implement emergency plans and other preparedness, response and recovery measures for emergencies and disasters for the Electoral Areas within the Regional District.
    Bylaw 1599
  • North Peace Leisure Pool Commission

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy and Alternate Director Goodings – Electoral Area B
    • Director and Alternate Director – Electoral Area C
    • Councillor Bolin and Councillor Lequiere – City of Fort St. John

    Description

    The North Peace Leisure Pool Commission handles the administration of the North Peace Leisure Pool within the City of Fort St. John.
    Bylaw 1855
  • Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy
    • Director Rose
    • Director Hiebert

    Description

    Before a parcel tax is imposed for the first time, a parcel tax roll review panel must consider any complaints respecting the parcel tax roll and must authenticate the roll in accordance with this Division.
    Terms of Review

Fire Management Committees

  • FMC - Chetwynd

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Mayor Courtoreille, Dist. of Chetwynd
  • FMC - Dawson Creek & Pouce Coupe

    Appointees

    • Director Hiebert
    • Mayor Dober, City of Dawson Creek or designate
    • Mayor Veach, Village of Pouce Coupe
  • FMC - Fort St. John

    Appointees

    • Director Area C
    • Mayor Hansen, City of Fort St. John Mayor or designate
  • FMC - Taylor

    Appointees

    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Area C
    • Mayor Taillefer or representative of Council
    Fire Agreement
  • FMC - Tomslake

    Appointees

    • Director Hiebert
    Fire Agreement

Board Liaison Appointments to Outside Agencies

  • BC Hydro Go Fund (BCH Peace Region Non-Profit Community Fund)

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Member of the Public to be determined
  • BC Hydro Peace Agricultural Compensation Fund

    Appointees

    • Chet Jans
  • Caribou Recovery Related: Socio-Economic Assessment Working Group Land Use Objective Stakeholder Committee & Snowmobile Advisory Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Mayor Courtoreille, District of Chetwynd
  • Charlie Lake Conservation Society

    Appointees

    • Director Area C
  • Chetwynd Communications Society

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Mayor Courtoreille, District of Chetwynd
  • Chetwynd Library

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
  • Dawson Creek and District Hospital Community Advisory Working Group

    Appointees

    • Director Heiberg
    • Director Woodill
  • Dawson Creek and District Hospital Redevelopment Capital Project Advisory Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Director Hiebert
  • Fort St. John Land & Resource Management Plan Community Leaders Group

    Appointees

    • Director
    • Director (Alternate)
  • Fort St. John Results Based Pilot Project Public Advisory Group

    Appointees

    • Director
    • Director (Alternate)

    Description

    The goal of the Fort St. John Pilot Project Public Advisory Group (PAG) is to provide input on the pilot project as described in the approved regulation and pilot proposal. In addition, the group will also meet the needs of the SFM certification process which includes providing input to help ensure that the participant’s forest management decisions are made as a result of informed, inclusive, and fair consultation with local people who are directly affected by or have an interest in sustainable forest management.
    Terms of Reference
  • Invasive Plant Council of BC

    Appointees

    • Director Hiebert
  • Municipal Finance Authority of BC

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Director Hiebert (Alternate)
  • Municipal Insurance Association of BC

    Appointees

    • Leanne Milliken, Procurement Officer (Alternate)
    • Director Hiebert - Voting Member
  • North Central Local Government Association

    Appointees

    • Director
  • North Peace Airport Society

    Appointees

    • Electoral Area B - Director Kealy and Alternate Director Karen Goodings
    • Electoral Area C - Director Electoral Area C and Jim McKnight
    • PRRD Member Representative - Directory Kealy
    • PRRD Member Alternative Representative - TBD
  • North Peace Fall Fair Society

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy
  • North Wind Wellness Centre

    Appointees

    • Director Hiebert
  • Northeast Roundtable

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy, Electoral Area B
    • Director, Electoral Area C
    • Director Hiebert, Electoral Area D
    • Director Rose, Electoral Area E
    • Director Hansen, City of Fort St. John
    • Director Taillefer, District of Taylor
    • Director Zabinsky, City of Fort St. John
    • Director Woodill, Pouce Coupe
    • Director Krakowka, District of Tumbler Ridge
    • Director Dober, City of Dawson Creek
    • Director Courtoreille, District of Chetwynd
    • Director Heiberg, District of Hudson Hope
  • Northern Development Initiative (NDI) Trust – NE Regional Advisory Committee

    Appointees

    • Director Rose
    • Director Kealy
    • Director Electoral Area C
    • Director Hiebert
    Terms of Reference
  • Recreation Planning – Site C

    Appointees

    • Director Taillefer
    • Director Heiberg
  • Regional Community Liaison Committee – Site C Clean Energy Project

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy
    • Director Hiebert
    • Director Rose
    • Director Area C
  • Taylor Bridge User Group

    Appointees

    • Director Taillefer
  • Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation and Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark

    Appointees

    • Director Heiberg
  • UBCM Flood and Wildlife Advisory Committee

    Appointees

    • TBD

Industry Sector Liaison Appointments

  • Site C Project Working Group

    Appointees

    • Director Taillefer
    • Director Rose
    • Director Area C
    • Fort St. John Board Director, TBD
  • Wonowon Landfill Project – Environmental Advisory Working Group

    Appointees

    • Director Kealy