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Integrated Partnership for Regional Emergency Management in Metro Vancouver

Steering Committee

​Role

Collective decision making on priorities, resources and policy recommendations; develop and administer the business plan and budget; and liaise with other senior appointed officials.

Membership

Co-chaired by a provincial and a local/regional representative. Membership consists of: (4) Provincial Ministry/Inter-Agency Emergency Preparedness Council, (1) Metro Vancouver, (2) Regional Administrative Advisory Committee (RAAC), (1) Regional Emergency Planning Committee (REPC).


/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/CarolMason.jpgCarol Mason
Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioner, Metro Vancouver Regional District, coordinating IPREM activities with various Metro Vancouver Committees
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/DirkNyland.jpgDirk Nyland
Chief Engineer, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) and representative of the Inter-Agency Emergency Preparedness Council (IEPC), coordinating IPREM activities between MoTI and other provincial agencies.
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/DoritMason.jpgDorit Mason
Director, North Shore Emergency Management Office, and information conduit with the Regional Emergency Planning Committee (REPC), brings an emergency management practitioner perspective to IPREM.
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/JohnLeeburn.jpgJohn Leeburn
Chief Administrative Officer, City of Port Coquitlam, IPREM Co-Chair, and responsible for keeping his counterparts on the Regional Administrative Advisory Committee (RAAC) apprised on IPREM initiatives and potential linkages to Local Authority programs.
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/vincelalonde.pngVince Lalonde
Chief Administrative Officer, City of Surrey, appointed RAAC representative is focused on supporting high level regional emergency planning initiatives.
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/BeckDenlinger.pngRebecca Denlinger
Deputy Minister, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness, IPREM Co-Chair, ensures the Ministry works closely with all levels of government and private sector to improve emergency response by creating effective emergency plans.
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/Vacant.pngVacant
Executive Director, Emergency Management Unit, Ministry of Health and representative of the IEPC, brings a health emergency management perspective to IPREM.
/about/structure/SteeringCommittee/MikeMcfarlane.pngMike Mcfarlane
Executive Director, Environmental Management Branch, Ministry of Environment and representative of the IEPC, brings an environmental emergency response perspective to IPREM.