Providing Regional Climate Services to British Columbia

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Governance

PCIC is a not-for-profit corporation at the University of Victoria that seeks to improve the delivery of regional climate services to key stakeholders in the Pacific and Yukon Region while remaining accountable to its Board of Directors and utilizing advice provided by its Program Advisory Committee (PAC).

Board of Directors (September 2016)

The PCIC Board of Directors includes representatives from a wide range of disciplines, resulting in a balanced and rational strategic vision. Current Board members include:

  • David Castle (Chair), Vice President of Research, University of Victoria

  • Don Barnhardt, General Counsel, University of Victoria

  • Alain Bourque, Directeur Général, Ouranos

  • Charles A. LinDirector General, Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada

  • Heather MatthewsDirector, Generation Resource Management, BC Hydro

  • Adam H. Monahan, Professor, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria

  • Tom Pedersen, Professor, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria

  • Terry Prowse, Professor and Chair in Climate Impacts on Water Resources, Department of Geography, University of Victoria

  • Sybil Seitzinger, Executive Director, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, University of Victoria

  • Francis Zwiers, Director, President & CEO, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, University of Victoria

Program Advisory Committee (December 2016)

PAC members are drawn from the pool of consortium members and associates. The PAC provides direction and advice to the Director of PCIC on scientific content and priorities, stakeholder needs and participation in projects. Current PAC members include:

  • Thomas White (Chair), Manager, Science and Adaptation, Climate Action Secretariat, BC Ministry of Environment

  • Yapo Allé-Ando, Water Resources Engineer, Teck Resources Ltd.

  • David Campbell, Water Management Branch, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

  • Nathan Gillett, Manager, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, Environment Canada 

  • Cathy LeBlanc, Senior Planner, BC Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development

  • Kate Miller, Manager, Environmental Initiatives, Cowichan Valley Regional District

  • Dirk Nyland, Chief Engineer, BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Leigh Phillips, Science Writer, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, University of Victoria

  • Stephanie Smith, Manager, Hydrology and Technical Services, BC Hydro

  • Dave Spittlehouse, Research Climatologist, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

  • Tim Takaro, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

  • Stephanie Tam, Water Management Engineer. Ministry of Agriculture and Lands

  • Francis ZwiersDirector. Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium