At the Vancouver Park Board meeting tonight, Green Party of Vancouver Commissioner Michael Wiebe was elected Chair of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation. The board also elected Commissioner Erin Shum as Vice Chair of the Park Board and Commissioners Casey Crawford and Catherine Evans as Chair and Vice Chair of the Park Board Committee, respectively.
“I’m very honoured and excited to be elected chair of such a thoughtful and diverse group of Commissioners. I look forward to working collaboratively with all Commissioners to tackle the challenging and important issues in front of the Board.”
Some key issues facing the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation at this time include the proposed Joint Operating Agreement between the Park Board and Community Centre Associations and the matter of cetaceans in captivity in Stanley Park.