Membership

The Living Skies Regional Council Executive will be made up of 8 elected members, the elected Chair of the Executive and the Regional Treasurer. The executive will be nominated through the nominations process. The regional council staff and Convenor of the Regional Gathering will be a corresponding members.

Meetings

The executive will meet four to six times a year through face to face or electronic meetings.  Emergency meetings may be called by the chair.

Members

Chairperson:  Tricia Gerhard
Treasurer:       Donna Brown
Member:         Brian Maitland
Member:         Ron Brandow
Member:         Tim Ellis
Member:         Cam Fraser
Member:         Yujene Oh
Member:         Linda Gunningham

Executive Minister:  Shannon McCarthy
Executive Admin:     Jamie McKay

Responsibilities

  • To implement decisions taken by the regional council
  • To deal with unfinished business from the regional council
  • Deal with all routine and emergent work of the regional council between regional council gatherings;
  • To establish a budget based on the budget priorities determined by the regional council meeting,
  • To oversee the work of committees, task groups and other bodies establish by the regional council,
  • To receive regular reports from commissions,
  • To appoint members to commissions, committees, task groups and other bodies to fill vacancies or new positions established between regional gatherings on the recommendation of the nominations committee
  • To establish and set the responsibilities for a sub-executive, if needed,