Mr. Ausman lives and works on the City of North Vancouver waterfront. He brings access to much of the North Vancouver business and residential communities through his role as Treasurer of the Lower Lonsdale Business Association and Chair of the Association's Organizing Committee for Party-at-the-Pier and Symphony-at-the-Pier festival weekend, as an active participant in the North Shore Economic Summit, and as the Chief Operating Officer for Ratcliff & Company LLP. He has been invited to participate on City of North Vancouver committees to prepare economic development, tourism and property taxation plans. Mr. Ausman is a seasoned professional business and administrative manager with experience in both the public and private sectors. He is familiar with maritime industry and is aware of the challenges involved in balancing industry and community needs.
Mr. McMurdo grew up in North Vancouver and is a resident of Lower Lonsdale. He brings to the committee firstand experience with commercial marine operations and port-related activity through his work in the marine industry. Mc McMurdo is a mechanical engineer and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. While attending the University of Victoria he gained experience in public relations and communications through his involvement with the Faculty of Engineering's Formula SAE team. He is an avid rereational boater and a member of Seymour Power Squadron. Mr. McMurdo sees great value in balancing the interests of community and industry along the north shore waterfront.
Mr. Andersen is currently the Chair of the Blueridge Community Association (BCA) and is the BCA’s representative to the Federation of North Vancouver Community Associations. He is a member of the Seymour Local Plan Monitoring Committee and has previously been on the District of North Vancouver’s Direct Democracy Task Force, the District of North Vancouver’s Natural Hazards Task Force as well as the Community Services Advisory Committee. He is also the Vice Chair of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers and brings extensive professional experience in the shipping industry and an appreciation of the impact maritime industry can have upon the lives of those living in port communities. He is a proponent of transparency and supports ongoing dialogue and two-way communication in order to address issues early. He considers himself a good listener and would like to facilitate communication between stakeholders through the NSWLC.
Mr. Tubb is a current resident of Pemberton Heights and a former resident of Ambleside and Norgate. He is a member of the Pemberton Heights Community Association Executive, is a Library Board Trustee, and is the Pemberton Heights Community Association’s representative to the District’s Federation of North Vancouver Community Associations. He brings direct experience with the impacts of port operations, particularly noise and traffic congestion, an understanding of the related technical and business issues and an ability to translate these into non-technical terms for broad audiences to the NSWLC. He has participated in a BC Rail study conducted by the UBC Centre for Transportation Studies and has a Masters level education in Aeroacoustics and Transportation Management.
Mr. Akerly is a retired lawyer with a professional background in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, rights of way, and foreshore issues. He has lectured to the legal profession for Continuing Legal Education British Columbia (CLE BC) on real estate and secured financing matters, is a past member of the Attorney General's Committee on Land Title Conveyance Reform, and past co-editor of BC Mortgage Practice Manual and BC Real Estate Law Guide published by CLE BC. He is involved in charitable activities in Vancouver and the Urban Development Institute of BC and was a Director and member of the audit committee of Security Pacific Bank Canada. Mr. Akerly brings an eagerness to help facilitate two-way communication between the committee and the NS community to the NSWLC. Christine Banham
Ms. Banham is a West Vancouver resident actively involved in community issues relating to land use, land planning and neighbourhood character. She was formerly the Chair of the District of West Vancouver Working Group for Community Dialogue on Neighbourhood Character and Housing, and is a past member of the District of West Vancouver’s Lower Caulfield Advisory Committee and Financial Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the Corporate Giving Committee for the Vancouver Opera. Ms. Banham brings a thorough understanding of Port activities and industry developed through professional client relationships with key export companies, service and other infrastructure providers in the Lower Mainland. She brings experience in negotiation, stakeholder and citizen engagement, communication and public process and contacts in both the residential and industrial communities to the NSWLC.
Mr. Nardi is currently Vice President of Logistics for Neptune Bulk Terminals Canada and the Chair of the North Shore Waterfront Industrial Association, whose 12 North Shore member companies include grain terminals, pulp and paper/lumber facilities, mineral export terminals, chemical producers, wood chip transfer facility and marine services such as shipyards, tug and barge operators.
Mr. Lucas is a graduate of BCIT’s Transportation and Distribution Management Diploma program and has worked for Western Stevedoring for 25 years. He started his career as a Cargo Coordinator, working in various positions up to his current position of Terminal Manager. He has extensive training in Health and Safety Management, Quality Management, Emergency Response and Supervisory and Leadership skills. He is a member of the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Vancouver Board of Trade, BC Maritime Employers Direct Employers Committee and the Plimsoll Club of Vancouver. In his spare time, Mr. Lucas volunteers as a coach for children’s sports.
Mr. Matergio is currently the Vice President & General Manager of Seaspan’s North Shore Shipyards (Vancouver Drydock and Vancouver Shipyard), which are division of the Seaspan Marine Corporation. He also serves as co-chair of the North Shore Spirit Trail Committee.
Ms. Hamer is currently the Regional Manager, Public and Government Affairs for CN, responsible for public and government affairs in western Canada.
Mr. Orr is currently the Manager, Lands and Business Services for the City of North Vancouver.
Ms. Grant is currently the Manager, Corporate Planning & Projects for the District of North Vancouver.
District of West Vancouver Representative
Official representative to be determined.
Planner, Project Negotiation and Development for the Squamish Nation.
Official representative to be determined. Contact Evan Stewart, Natural Resources Management Coordinator.
Mr. Wilson is Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility for Port Metro Vancouver.
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