Current Council

Contact

To reach the mayor and councillors regarding municipal business, please email council@northcowichan.ca (this will distribute emails to each member of Council)

Attend a Meeting

The 2023 Council Calendar has been approved; however, please check the live event calendar for any last-minute changes.

Committee Appointments

The Mayor and Council members are appointed to internal and external committees. 

Mayor Rob Douglas

Internal Appointments

  • Forestry Advisory Committee (Chair)
  • Economic Development Committee

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board

Councillor Mike Caljouw

‚ÄčInternal Appointments

  • Environmental Advisory Committee

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • CVRD's Cowichan Centre Commission
  • Tourism Advisory Committee (City of Duncan)
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board (Alternate #2)

External Appointments (Non-Voting Members)

  • Social Planning Cowichan Board
  • Somenos Management Committee

Councillor Bruce Findlay

Internal Appointments

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Joint Utilities Board

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • CVRD's Cowichan Centre Commission
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board (Alternate #3)

Councillor Chris Istace

Internal Appointments

  • Economic Development Committee

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • CVRD's Cowichan Centre Commission
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board (Alternate #1)

External Appointments (Non-Voting Members)

  • Chemainus and District Chamber of Commerce
  • Chemainus Festival of Murals Society

Councillor Christopher Justice

Internal Appointments

  • Joint Utilities Board

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board 
  • Vancouver Island Regional Library Board (Alternate)

External Appointments (Non-Voting Members)

  • Cowichan Communities Health Network
  • Crofton Community Centre Society

Councillor Tek Manhas

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District's Sports Tourism Grant Sub-Committee 
  • Vancouver Island Regional Library Board

External Appointments (Non-Voting Members)

  • BC Forest Discovery Centre Board
  • Cowichan Community Policing Advisory Society
  • Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce

Councillor Debra Toporowski

‚ÄčInternal Appointments

  • Acting Mayor  (December 31, 2023)

External Appointments (Voting Members)

  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Board 
  • Tourism Advisory Committee (City of Duncan - Alternate)

External Appointments (Non-Voting Members)

  • Maple Bay Community Association
  • Quamichan Watershed Stewardship Society

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