Arts & Culture Advisory Committee


The purpose of the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee (ACAC) is to advise Council on the implementation of the West Vancouver Arts & Culture Strategy (2018–2023) and provide general oversight on arts and culture in the District of West Vancouver, taking into consideration the programming, physical administrative/governance, capital and operating funding, and ongoing operational aspects.


  • provide guidance to staff and Council on areas of general oversight on arts and culture in West Vancouver
  • advise and assist staff with prioritizing arts and culture strategies and incorporating them into annual divisional work plans
  • work in conjunction with staff to oversee subcommittees formed to focus on specific strategies and review findings and recommendations
  • provide input on the implementation of the West Vancouver Arts & Culture Strategy (2018–2023)
  • review and comment on matters pertaining to the ACAC’s purpose as referred by staff or Council


Normally, two-year terms to a maximum of six years, with a one-year term for appointees from Council.


Councillor Wong

Volunteer MEMBERS

Patricia Bowles, Ann Frost, Sharon Habib, Paddy Macleod, Graham Nicholls, Scott Swan, Deborah Tiffany and Thomas Wardell.


Doti Niedermayer, Senior Manager, Cultural Services



Terms of Reference

Next meeting

Date: Tuesday, November 5
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Municipal Hall, Raven Room, 750 17th Street


Note: The meeting location has been updated.

2019 Meetings


Jan. 7 Notice Minutes
Jan. 21 Notice Minutes
Feb. 5 Notice Minutes
Feb. 27 Notice Minutes
March 20 Notice Minutes
April 10 Rescheduled  
April 17 Notice Minutes
May 14 Notice Minutes
June 5 Notice Minutes
July 23 Notice Minutes
Aug. 20 Notice Minutes
Sept. 11 Notice Minutes
Sept. 17 Notice Minutes
Oct. 8 Notice Minutes
Nov. 5 Notice  
Dec. 3    

Budget 2020 Subcommittee Meeting

Aug. 28 Notice  


2018 Meetings

Nov. 7 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 26 Agenda Minutes
Dec. 19 Agenda Minutes


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