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Committee Member Applications

The District of Vanderhoof is currently looking for public member applications to be part of the following committees:

  • Attraction & Retention Committee

    The purpose of the Attraction and Retention Committee is to have a dedicated body that will focus on the attraction and retention of working professionals into the District of Vanderhoof.

    This Committee shall:

    • collaborate with segments of the various industries within the community to create an attraction video(s) of Vanderhoof and its resources to encourage retention of professionals;
    • promote the permanent livability of Vanderhoof to industrial workers;
    • advocate for effective Broadband connectivity in Vanderhoof;
    • strengthen stakeholder and industry partnerships to promote a better Vanderhoof;
    • To explore new opportunities for growth and untapped markets for the potential of attracting new residents outside of employment;
    • To develop a marketing “attraction” package for company/ stakeholder usage to aid in own recruitment with benefits to living and working in Vanderhoof


    • Age Range (19 – 65 years of age)
    • Employed, with preference to those in the medical, educational, industrial, and professional sectors.
  • Tourism Committee

    The purpose of the Tourism Committee is to have a dedicated body that will provide advice to the Council and establish, through a panel of representatives from stakeholders in the community, a path to achieve greater tourism prosperity for the District of Vanderhoof.

    This Committee shall:

    • Develop and implement a Tourism plan, Tourism Package, and employment package to attract visitors and potential new residents for the District;
    • To identify and provide recommendations on opportunities that will improve tourism services and serve as support for Vanderhoof and Area Tourism Services;
    • Work cooperatively to develop Vanderhoof as a tourism destination through collaboration between the committee, local Tourism sector, Regional Tourism Advisory and Regional Economic Development Advisory Committees, Vanderhoof Visitor Centre, surrounding municipalities and the Saik’uz First Nation;
    • Create an attractive investment environment for all tourism stakeholders;
    • Promote the District and attract tourism businesses, investment, and visitors;
  • Revitalization Committee

    The purpose of the Revitalization Committee is to have a dedicated body that will focus on issues that are relevant to beautification, safety, and revitalization within the District of Vanderhoof.

    This Committee shall:

    • a) develop a revitalization strategy to promote and implement initiatives focused on the beautification and safety of the Highway 16 Corridor;
    • review and recommend revitalization initiatives of District-owned and District-leased dilapidated and unoccupied infrastructures and lands along the Highway 16 Corridor;
    • promote the beautification and revitalization of other locations within the municipal boundary including downtown core, parks, open spaces, and streets or as identified by the Committee or Council.

Successful applicants will serve a one-year term. Committee’s meet once every other month.

Applications are due by November 3rd, 2021 at 12:00 pm

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