North Shore Standing Committee on Substance Use

The North Shore Standing Committee on Substance Use supports community organizations to reduce the impact and incidence of substance abuse on the North Shore through advocacy, collaboration, and leadership.

Review their Terms of Reference to learn more

2023 meetings, agendas, and minutes

Meeting date Related documents
March 9 Agenda
June 7 Agenda

Minutes from previous years 

2022 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014

Sept 22 (not available due to insufficient attendance)

March 10 Feb 13 Feb 28 Jan 18 Jan 20 Feb 4 Jan 29
  June 9 May 29   June 21 May 11 April 29 April 16
  Oct 13     Oct 25 Oct 5 Oct 7 June 4
              Oct 1

Working group members

  • Cllr James Hanson, Councillor, DNV                                                                                      
  • Cllr Nora Gambioli, Councillor, DWV                                                                    
  • Cllr Holly Back, Councillor, CNV                                                                 
  • Cllr Alison Morse, Councillor, Bowen Island
  • Cllr Jaime Cunliffe, Lions Bay
  • Chief Jen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation
  • Khelsilem, Council Chairperson, Squamish Nation
  • Sgt. Mark McLean, West Vancouver Police Department
  • Inspector Vaz Kassam, North Vancouver RCMP
  • George Tsiakos, School Trustee, NV School District
  • Dave Stevenson, School Trustee, WV School District
  • Dr. Alexandra Choi, VCH North Shore Medical Health Officer


  • Eirikka Brandson, DNV Staff Liaison
  • Lea Shepherd, DWV Staff Liaison
  • Heather Evans, CNV Liaison

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