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New Qualicum Beach council approves committee appointments

Mayor and councillors appointed as voting members and liaisons
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Town of Qualicum Beach council members approved portfolios and committee appointments on Nov. 7. From left, Coun. Scott Harrison, Coun. Jean Young, Mayor Teunis Westbroek, Coun. Anne Skipsey, and Coun. Petronella Vander Valk. (Submitted photo)

Council portfolios and committee appointments were approved during Qualicum Beach town council’s inaugural meeting.

The following portfolios, liaisons and committee approvals were made, according to a news release by the town:

Appointments as Outside Members (Voting Membership)

Mayor Teunis Westbroek:

- Oceanside Services Committee

- Regional District of Nanaimo

Coun. Scott Harrison:

- Arrowsmith Water Services Management Committee

- Vancouver Island Regional Library (alternate)

- Youth Link

Coun. Anne Skipsey

- Regional District of Nanaimo (alternate)

Coun. Petronella Vander Valk:

- Oceanside Initiatives (Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce Oceanside Region Economic Development Committee)

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Coun. Jean Young:

- Vancouver Island Regional Library

Appointments to Outside Agencies as Liaisons

Mayor Westbroek:

- Island Coastal Economic Trust

- Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve Research Institute

- Qualicum Beach Seniors’ Activity Centre Association

- Qualicum First Nation

Coun. Harrison:

- Eaglecrest Residents’ Association

- Access Oceanside Association

- Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness

- Kiwanis Housing Society

- Universal Access Qualicum Beach

Coun. Skipsey:

- Milner Gardens and Woodland Society

- Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club

- Qualicum Woods Residents Association

- Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

Coun. Vander Valk:

- Chartwell Residents’ Association

- Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative

- Oceanside Health and Wellness Network (OHWN)

- Oceanside Development and Construction Association (ODCA)

- Qualicum Community Education & Wellness Society (QCEWS)

- Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association

- Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce

- Qualicum Beach Collective Society

- St Andrews Lodge Historical and Cultural Society

Coun. Young:

- Early Learning & Childcare Council in Oceanside (ELCCO)

- Qualicum Beach Residents’ Association

- St. Mark’s Fair

- The Old School House (TOSH) Arts Centre Society

- Qualicum Beach Historical & Museum Society

- Into the Woods Society

- Qualicum Beach Multi-Use Cinema Society

Appointments to Committees and Commissions:

Mayor Westbroek:

- Select Committee on Public Safety, Accessibility and Emergency Preparedness (alternate)

- Qualicum Beach Airport Users Committee (alternate)

Coun. Harrison:

- Select Committee on Public Safety, Accessibility and Emergency Preparedness

- Qualicum Beach Airport Users Committee

Coun. Skipsey:

- Select Committee on Environment and Sustainability

- Select Committee on Beach Day Celebration

- Heritage Forest Commission

- Select Committee on Parks & Recreation

Coun. Vander Valk:

- Select Committee on Parks & Recreation (alternate)

Coun. Young:

- Select Committee on Family Day Celebration

- Select Committee on Environment and Sustainability (alternate)

The next regular town council meeting is scheduled for Nov. 23.

For more information visit qualicumbeach.com/council.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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