AGM & Conference

May 8 - 10, 2019
Harrison Hot Springs

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2018/2019 Executive

The Executive Board is composed of 11 elected local government officials representing all members of the association. The LMLGA Executive meets on a monthly basis in Burnaby, at the Metro Vancouver offices, and is elected annually at the Annual General Meeting held in May every year.

Executive meetings are held on the 3rd Friday of the month except for July, August and December. The location of each meeting moves across the large geographical Lower Mainland LGA area.  If you would like to attend, please contact Jamee Justason for details on time and location.

If you have an issue that you would like to bring to the Executive’s attention, please forward in writing to Jamee Justason
Councillor Jack Crompton
Jack Crompton
has served on the Lower Mainland LGA board for the last four years. He is passionate about the direction of our communities and the regional as a whole. Jack is Chair of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District and a Councillor in Whistler. Jack's professional life has focused mainly on transportation and software. Jack also works with Empowered Startups a Whistler-based technology company incubator. Jack likes to talk politics of any description. He is facinated by political history, local government and international affairs. 
Councillor Rob Vagramov
First Vice-President
Councillor Vagramov of the City of Port Moody.
Councillor Patrick Johnstone
Second Vice-President
Patrick Johnstone is a long-time New Westminster resident and is serving his first term on Council. He is a Chair of the ACTBiPed, Access Ability Advisory Committee, and Seniors Advisory Committee. He serves on teh Metro Vancouver Utilities Board, the Board of the Community Energy Association, and is the UBCM representative on the Board of Society of Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals of BC. Patric is a Professional Geoscientist who works as a consultant helping local governments manage their liability around contaminated sites and environmental assessments.
Councillor Janis Elkerton
Third Vice-President

Janis Elkerton was re-elected to Council in 2011 after a four-year absence. She is a 21-year council veteran, having served from 1993 to 2018. Janis and her husband Wayne have been residents of Pitt Meadows for more than 31 years, during which time she was Pitt Meadows' Community Health Nurse for 13 years. University educated in nursing, management and community development, Janis is now the owner/manager of a commercial building in Coquitlam.

Janis is passionate about Pitt Meadows and politics. She is committed to public involvement in decision making and building a complete community, focusing on attracting business opportunities so citizens can live, work and play in our city.

Councillor Jason Lum
Past President
Councillor Jason Lum is serving in his second term as a Councillor and was first elected to the LMLGA board in May 2012. He serves on a variety of committees for the City of Chilliwack and is the Chair of LMLGA's Flood Control and River Management Committee.


Director Ray Boucher
Director at Large

Councillor Laura Dupont
Director at Large
First elected to Port Coquitlam Council in 2014 Laura is Chair of the Health Community Committee and Member of the Finance and Intergovernmental, Budget Infrastructure and Smart Growth Committees.  She also represents the City on the Fraser Valley Regional Library Board, Arts Connect, Metro Climate Action and Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable Core Committees.  Laura's work with SHARE and Community Services helps her understand growing inequity within our communities.


Councillor Samantha Piper                               Director at Large

Samantha Piper was first elected to Council for the Village of Harrison Hot Springs in 2014.  As a Councillor, Samantha proudly represents the Village on the Fraser Valley Aboriginal Relations Committee; local area Joint Emergency Program Committee; Fraser Health Municipal Regional meetings; Citizens Advisory Committee with Correctional Service Canada; and local area Community to Community Forums.  Although this is Samantha’s first term as an elected official, she has been dedicated to municipal public service for 24 years for a neighbouring municipality in the position of Public Safety Specialist and Safer City Coordinator.  This experience has provided her the opportunity to build the understanding and knowledge of the unique challenges and benefits of a resort municipality as well as a small-sized city.

Director Dennis Adamson
FVRD Representative
Dennis Adamson is the Electora Area B Director of the Fraser Valley Regional District.
Councillor Raymond Louie
Metro Vancouver Representative
Councillor Louie was first elected to the Vancouver City Council in 2002. He has also served on numerous boards including the BC Municipal Finance Authority, TransLink and Metro Vancouver. He currently represents Metro Vancouver on the LMLGA Executive.
Tony Rainbow
SLRD Representative
Director Tony Rainbow of Electoral Area D of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.



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