The UNA Board has four Standing Committees, each chaired by a Board member. The Standing Committees are composed of only UNA Board members.
There are many community committees, chaired by volunteers who reside in the community, that report to the Standing Committee. If you wish to know more about a specific committee please contact the Chair of the committee.
Standing Committee on Operations & Sustainability
Chair, Raymundo Escalona
The Standing Committee on Operation and Sustainability is a committee of the UNA Board of Directors. It has responsibility for policy related to the provision of municipal services within the neighbourhoods and the development of sustainability strategies.
The following 4 committees are subcommittees of this standing committee:
Community Garden Committee
Chair, Wendy Rigby
Civic Engagement Committee
Chair, Sabrina Zhang
Emergency Preparedness Committee
Chair, Florence Luo
Plant Stewardship and Children’s Garden Committee
Co-Chair, Veronica Ignas
Co-Chair, Mankee Mah
Co-Chair, Linda Quamme
Standing Committee on Governance
Chair, Laura Cottle
The Standing Committee on Governance is a committee of the UNA Board of Directors. It advises the Directors on issues of Board governance. Currently, the standing committee is advising the Directors on compliance to the new B.C. Societies Act.
Standing Committee on Human Resources
Chair, Michael Shakespeare
The Standing Committee on Human Resources is a committee of the UNA Board of Directors. It advises the Board on UNA Human Resources policies.
Standing Committee on Finance and Audit
Chair, Ying Zhou
The Standing Committee on Finance and Audit is a committee of the UNA Board of Directors. It advised the Directors on financial matters related Neighbour’s Fund and municipal services. It develops policies related to the management of the Neighbour’s Fund, and the UNA Operating and Capital Budgets.