• There is one full-time Executive Director and one Executive Assistant to the Executive Director.

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  • Board directors are chosen to reflect the demographics of the community and are individuals who have demonstrated that they can act in the community’s best interest. Each Board director is appointed for a term of up to four years. They may be reappointed but cannot serve for more than six consecutive years. For more information, please visit […]

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  • The Mayor of Vancouver is the Chair of the Board, one Board director is appointed by City Council, and up to seven people are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

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  • Board directors do not receive a salary, and instead receive per diems. This is not designed to compensate a Board director for actual hours worked, but is rather a stipend to cover out-of-pocket and incidental expenses in the course of carrying out their duties. The Mayor, as Chair, is not eligible to receive a per […]

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  • The Mayor is an ex-officio member of the Board, acting as Chair, and a neutral conduit of information between the City of Vancouver and the VPD. The Mayor, as Chair, only votes in the event of a tie. For more information, please visit the Chair Terms of Reference.

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  • The Vancouver Police Board is made up of citizens with strong ties to the community it serves. As a neutral civilian accountability mechanism to oversee policing, police boards work to ensure that there is a high standard of policing and that the interaction between police and community is fair and responsive. Police boards in British […]

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  • The Board is the governing body of the Vancouver Police Department and the employer of all sworn and civilian staff. As an autonomous authority, the Board is independent from both the VPD and the City of Vancouver. The Board is responsible for governance and oversight, whereas the VPD is responsible for policing operations.

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