Director at Large

Colleen Evans

Colleen Evans was first elected to Campbell River City Council in 2014 and re-elected in 2018.  She has served in numerous appointed positions including as Chair of the Airport Review Select Committee, Tourism Advisory Committee and Culture, Recreation, Parks Commission. Currently, she serves on the Regional Solid Waste Board, Regional Hospital District Board, Strathcona Gardens Commission, Community Health Network and is the appointee to the Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative. A long-standing volunteer, Colleen has extensive business, governance and not for profit experience serving on local, regional and provincial boards. These include Museum of Campbell River; Tidemark Theatre; Community Foundation; North Island Employment Foundation Society; Vancouver Island Economic Alliance; Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Island and BC Chamber Executives, where she was awarded the BC Chamber Gerry Fredericks award for Executive of the Year.  Most recently, she co-founded “100 Women Who Care Campbell River”. Colleen values bringing diverse perspectives through collaboration to represent and address the needs of communities. In addition to her political work, Colleen is also the CEO of the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce which has enabled her to further develop her skills in policy development and advocacy roles at the community, regional and provincial levels. She has achieved CFRE recognition in her role as a senior resource executive in the not for profit sector and is an international award winning recipient in her marketing and communications roles. Colleen is married to Rory Evans, a retired firefighter. She has two grown children, and an adored grandson, who Colleen is sharing her love of travel, arts and culture with and the joy of giving back.

We're really proud of our AVICC communities excelling at the Excellence Awards with 3 out of the 8 trophies!