Governance Committee

Roles and Responsibilities

The Governance Committee includes a maximum of seven trustees elected by Trust Council by the March Trust Council meeting in the calendar year following the quadrennial trustee election, and one elected member of Islands Trust Conservancy Board member as assigned by the Conservancy Board Chair. The Chair of Islands Trust Council is an ex-officio member of the Governance Committee.

Committee members elect a Committee Chair and Vice-Chair as required. The Chair of Trust Council may appoint an interim Council Committee Chair if required.

In September 2022, Trust Council adopted a Governance Committee Terms of Reference (TOR), Policy 2.3.5 which sets out the committee’s roles and responsibilities.

Committee Membership


Judi Gedye
Bowen Island Municipal Trustee


Jamie Harris
Salt Spring Island Trustee


Kate-Louise Stamford
Gambier Island Trustee

Laura Patrick
Salt Spring Island Trustee

Peter Luckham
Chair, Islands Trust Council (ex-officio)
Thetis Island Trustee

Joe Bernardo
Gambier Island Trustee

Tim Peterson
Lasqueti Island Trustee

Lee Middleton
Saturna Island Trustee

Grant Scott
Islands Trust Conservancy (ex-officio)
Hornby Island Trustee

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