SLRD Electoral Area C Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC)

The purpose of the Committee is to provide comments and recommendations to the SLRD Board on agricultural issues within the Pemberton Valley and other parts of Electoral Area C that are referred to the Committee by the Board.

Current Membership:

  • Carrie Charron
  • Kevin Clark
  • Randy Lincks
  • Tara Ritchie
  • Elliot Fromowitz
  • Olivia Kester
  • Russell Mack, Electoral Area C Director 
  • Conley Keyes, Ministry of Agriculture Liaison (non-voting)
  • Brenda Kolenbrander, Staff Liaison (non-voting)

AAC Meetings

Meetings are held on an as needed basis, with roughly 4 meetings per year. They are held in Pemberton and are open to the public. At this time, meetings are being held electronically but remain open to public attendance.

Current and Upcoming AAC Meeting Agendas & Minutes - click here
Archived AAC Meeting Agendas & Minutes - click here

AAC Memberships

At the beginning of each year applications are accepted from persons interested in serving on the SLRD Electoral Area C Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC). Applicants should meet the following minimum qualifications:

  1. be a land owner and/or permanent resident of Electoral Area C or Pemberton;
  2. have an interest in preserving the viability of farming in the Pemberton Valley & surrounding area;
  3. be from the farming and ranching community;
  4. possess a clear understanding and knowledge of topics affecting agricultural land;
  5. be available to commit to roughly 4 - 6 day-time meetings per year, for a one or two year term.

Please note that you do not need to be a farmer - anyone who has an interest or expertise in agriculture and related matters is welcome to apply. We are now accepting applications for 2023 membership. 

Please find the 2023 application form below.

Application Form

Applications can be submitted:

In-person at the SLRD Administrative Office located at 1350 Aster Street, Pemberton, BC; or

Emailed to

Please submit your application by 5 p.m. on January 27, 2023. 

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