Wanted: Fish technical committee member

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Wanted: Vancouver Island fish technical committee member

Our Vancouver Island fish technical committee is looking for a new member who has connections to stewardship groups and hands-on experience supporting initiatives to help conserve and enhance fish and their habitat. The ideal candidate will be available to participate in an upcoming meeting on November 20 and other technical committee meetings annually.

Technical committee members are compensated for their time and expenses in alignment with our FWCP Governance Manual. See Appendix G – Technical Committee Terms of Reference.

Interested? Apply by Friday, September 29, 2023, by submitting a letter outlining your experience and interests, including your connections to Vancouver Island groups, agencies, or initiatives related to fish and fish habitat, and other relevant credentials and experience.

Send your letter to our Coastal Region manager, Julie Fournier, by 4 p.m. PT, Friday, September 29 at Julie.fournier@bchydro.com
Contact Julie if you have questions.

As a member of our Vancouver Island fish technical committee, you will join other committee members in reviewing grant applications and developing recommendations for our Coastal Region board. You will also provide input to help us update action plans for four Vancouver Island watersheds where the FWCP operates (the Ash, Campbell, Jordan and Puntledge River watersheds).

The purpose of technical committees (as per Appendix G)
Operating under FWCP policy and strategic framework and direction from the regional board, the purpose of technical committees is to provide technical assessment and advice related to the planning and implementation of the FWCP at the regional level. More specifically, the purpose is to:
• support the development of strategic action plans for the FWCP;
• ensure the technical soundness of proposed projects and consider alignment with approved action plans;
• advise the regional board on priorities for implementing the action plans;
• advise the regional board on any issues of alignment or potential conflict with respect to proposed activities; and
• identify partnership or leveraging opportunities to extend the value of the program’s investments.

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