AVICC Representatives on External Groups

AVICC Representatives on External Groups

The AVICC Executive may appoint representatives to external groups. Currently there are representatives appointed to the following:

Department of Fisheries & Oceans: Southern Resident Killer Whale Indigenous & Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group

Appointee: Director Vanessa Craig, Regional District of Nanaimo.

2022 June updates:

2020 January updates:

 

Department of Fisheries & Oceans:  Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee (AMAC) for Shellfish 

Appointee: Director Daniel Arbour, Comox Valley Regional District

Next meeting – October 2022

 
Department of Fisheries & Oceans: 2019 Aquaculture Sustainability
In June 2019 the DFO announced a number of initiatives to enhance aquaculture sustainability in Canada, including the establishment of three Technical Working Groups and a coordinating Indigenous and Multi-Stakeholder Body. UBCM and AVICC were offered the opportunity to have representatives on these groups.
 
The engagement process was completed in the summer of 2020, and a summary of the engagement process and the Technical Working Group reports are available on Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s website at https://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/aquaculture/publications/summary-sommaire-eng.html
 
Indigenous and Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Body – Josie Osborne, District of Tofino
 
Technical Working Groups:
  • Area Based Management – Daniel Arbour, Comox Valley RD
  • Aquaculture Production Technologies – no appointee
  • Fish Health – no appointee

2020 March updates:

 

Sad news. Anne Fiddick, the former Mayor of the Village of Gold River and AVICC life member has recently passed. She served as Mayor from 1978 to 1996 and as Alderman from 1973 to 1978. She was designated a life member of AVICC (1981-82).