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Solid Waste Management Plan Public/Technical Advisory Committee


​​Metro Vancouver has convened individuals with relevant personal qualities and experience to sit on the Solid Waste Management Plan Public/Technical Advisory Committee. Thirty members, from a range of backgrounds, will provide advice and input on the development of an updated solid waste management plan.

The terms of reference outline that committee members will:

  • meet four to six times per year for the duration of the solid waste management plan update process
  • represent a diversity of sectors and interests, and bring a variety of personal qualities, perspectives, and experiences to solid waste and recycling issues
  • be selected by the GVS&DD Board, except for the committee chair and vice-chair who will be members of the Zero Waste Committee
  • be asked to adhere to a code of conduct for respectful and collaborative participation

 Terms of Reference

Representatives of the 10 local Indigenous Nations are invited to observe committee meetings at their preference. En​​gagement with Indigenous Nations is expected to be coordinated through a separate, collaborative process.

Recommendations for committee members were reviewed by the solid waste management plan’s Independent Consultation and Engagement Panel prior to consideration by the Zero Waste Committee and GVS&DD Board in a closed meeting.

 Panel’s comments on the committee formation

Advisory committee members

Director ​Sarah Kirby-Yung, Chair​
Jaye-Jay Berggren​
Director Craig Hodge, Vice-ChairJohn Doherty
Alice HenryKevin Huang 黃儀軒
Ben LiegeyLouise Schwarz
Bill ChanLove-Ese Chile​
Brenda MartensLyndsay Poaps​
Brianne De ManMatthew Morin
Christian DietrichMichael Zarbl
Cody IrwinRaman Johal
Daniel RotmanSara Larter
​Doug SchellSue Maxwell
Grant HankinsTara Immell
Hunter BergenUlwiana Mehta-Malhotra
Jake TurekWilliam Selten
Jamie Kaminski
Yasmin Abraham

 Solid Waste Management Plan Public/Technical Advisory Committee Member Bios

collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 4/12/2024 ‎(2)
 + PTAC Agenda Package - April 12, 2024.pdf
Agenda Package4/12/2024
 PTAC Presentations.pdf
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 2/23/2024 ‎(4)
 Agenda - 2024 Feb 23 - PTAC Meeting.pdf
Agenda Package2/23/2024
 Master Presentation File - 2024 02 23 - PTAC Meeting.pdf
 2024 February 23 - DRAFT - Notes Minutes.pdf
Meeting Notes2/23/2024
Meeting Recording – February 23, 20242/23/2024
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 11/16/2023 ‎(4)
 Agenda Package - PTAC Meeting - Nov 16 2023.pdf
Agenda Package11/16/2023
 PTAC Presentations - Nov 16 2023 Meeting.pdf
 meeting-notes-PTAC-2023-11-16 - DRAFT.pdf
Meeting Notes11/16/2023
Meeting Recording – November 16, 202311/16/2023
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 9/7/2023 ‎(3)
 PTAC Sep 7 2023 Presentations.pdf
 PTAC September 7, 2023 - Agenda Package.pdf
Agenda Package9/7/2023
 2023 September 7 - Meeting Notes - PTAC - DRAFT.pdf
Meeting Notes9/7/2023
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 6/1/2023 ‎(3)
 June 1 PTAC Agenda Package.pdf
Agenda Package6/1/2023
 PTAC Presentations - Jun.01.2023.pdf
 2023 June 1 - Meeting Notes.pdf
Meeting Notes6/1/2023
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 4/28/2023 ‎(3)
 Agenda Package - April 28, 2023.pdf
Agenda Package4/28/2023
 Presentation - PTAC - Solid Waste Management Plan Vision and Guiding Principles.pdf
 PTAC Meeting Notes - April 28 2023.pdf
Meeting Notes4/28/2023
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 9/21/2022 ‎(3)
 2022 September 21 - Agenda - SWMP PublicTechnical Advisory Committee.pdf
 2022 Sep 21 - Meeting Notes - SWMP PublicTechnical Advisory Committee.pdf
Meeting Notes9/21/2022
 2022 Sep 21 - Presentations - SWMP PublicTechnical Advisory Committee.pdf
collapse Meeting/Publication Date : 6/30/2022 ‎(3)
 Meeting Notes.pdf
Meeting Notes6/30/2022
collapse Group : Additional Information ‎(2)
 Scope of Work Concrete and Asphalt Recycling Opportunities - Morrison Hershfield - 2023-12-23.pdf
Concrete and Asphalt Recycling Opportunities Review - Scope of Work - Morrison Hershfield - December 27, 2023 2/28/2024
 Scope of Work - Residuals Management Options Review - Morrison Hershfield - 2023-12-27.pdf
Residuals Management Options Review - Scope of Work - Morrison Hershfield - December 27, 20232/28/2024
collapse Group : Reports ‎(3)
“Solid Waste Management Plan Update – Public/Technical Advisory Committee Applicant Evaluation Process” report to Zero Waste Committee, dated March 30, 20223/30/2022
“Solid Waste Management Plan Update – Solid Waste and Recycling Industry Advisory Committee and Solid Waste Management Plan Public/Technical Advisory Committee” report to Zero Waste Committee, dated February 3, 20222/3/2022
“Solid Waste Management Plan Public/Technical Advisory Committee” report to Zero Waste Committee, dated November 9, 202111/9/2021

2024 meeting schedule

  • February 23
  • April 12
  • June 14
  • September 26
  • November 21

Most meetings are conducted virtually unless otherwise noted. If you would like to observe a meeting of the Public/Technical Advisory Committee, please use the link below to access the livestream.

View the livestream​​​




Membership List, Membership ListMembership List
Terms of Reference, Terms of ReferenceTerms of Reference
Working Group Terms of Reference 2024, Working Group Terms of Reference 2024Working Group Terms of Reference 2024



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