The Trust Programs Committee includes trustees appointed by the Council Chair with one Executive Committee member as assigned by the Council Chair. The Chair of Trust Council is an ex-officio member of the Trust Programs 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.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Trust Programs Committee’s roles and responsibilities are assigned through the Islands Trust Council policy.
The Trust Programs Committee is responsible for:
- Resource Management
Promoting sustainability in the use of natural resources of the Trust Area
- Land Conservation
Promoting protection and preservation of ecosystems throughout the Trust Area
- Water Management
Promoting protection and preservation of groundwater and surface water supply and quality
- Marine Environment
Promoting protection and preservation of coastal, and deep water marine ecosystems
- Sustainable Communities
Promoting livable communities with sustainable and viable local economies with housing that accommodates socio-economic diversity with regard for the carrying capacity of supporting island environments
- Conservation Strategy
Developing strategies beyond regulatory tools to achieve the Islands Trust’s object
- Public Awareness and Education
Promoting enhanced public awareness of environmental, economic and social sustainability in island communities and opportunities for their improvement
South Pender Island Trustee
E: Kristina Evans