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Steering Committee

About the Committee

The Non-Profit Network Steering Committee governs the Network and is comprised of representatives from different non-profit sub-sectors, geographical regions, demographic focus groups, and sizes of organizations. Members of the Steering Committee will provide direction to Vantage Point and help to guide the foundational pieces of the network’s development. 

The Steering Committee will govern the network, with the following responsibilities:  

  • Determining strategic priorities and key activities for the network. 
  • Setting short, medium, and long-term goals for the network. 
  • Providing direction and guidance to the network convener, Vantage Point. 
  • Identifying policy issues and opportunities; and determining policy positions and advocacy strategies. 
  • Supporting network and sector engagement, and the reach of network activities. 
  • Providing strategic oversight and stewardship of network Working Groups. 
  • Developing network agreements and processes. 

In March 2024, Vantage Point conducted a call for interest for Steering Committee members. We received 57 submissions of interest and have selected fifteen (15) Steering Committee members.  

  • Abbotsford Arts Council - Fraser Health Region 
  • BC Alliance for Arts + Culture - Provincial 
  • BC Recreation and Parks Association - Provincial 
  • Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver - Vancouver Island & Coast, Fraser Health Region, Metro Vancouver 
  • Gabriola Chamber of Commerce – Vancouver Island & Coast Region 
  • La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie Britannique  – Provincial 
  • Leave Out Violence (LOVE) BC - Metro Vancouver 
  • NEXUS Community Support Society - Interior Region 
  • PovNet - Provincial 
  • QMUNITY BC Queer, Trans and Two Spirit Resource Centre  - Provincial 
  • Seniors Services Society of B. C. - Provincial 
  • Small Business BC – Provincial 
  • Spinal Cord Injury BC - Provincial 
  • Volunteer BC - Provincial 
  • YMCA Southern Interior BC  – Interior Region 

    Due to gaps in submissions, we are seeking two (2) additional representatives to join the Steering Committee:  

    • Non-Profit leader in Northern BC 
    • Non-Profit leader in Environment-focused non-profit  

    You can find more information about this opportunity in the Steering Committee Member Overview.

    To be considered for the Steering Committee, please complete an Expression of Interest Form by May 19th. Only individuals working in Northern BC and/or in the Environment or Animals sub-sector will be considered at this time.  

    We welcome questions about the Committee or these available seats. Please reach out to Prairie Chiu, Director of Engagement and Advocacy at pchiu@thevantagepoint.ca

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