B.C. Ferry Authority (Authority) is an independent, no-share capital corporation created under the Coastal Ferry Act (British Columbia) that holds the single issued voting share of British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries), a company incorporated in British Columbia, which is subject to the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). The provincial government is the holder of all of the preferred shares of BC Ferries. The Authority is responsible for appointing the Board of Directors of BC Ferries and for establishing compensation plans for the Directors and certain Executives of BC Ferries. Both the Authority and BC Ferries operate independently of the provincial government.

Regional District Board Nominations

In accordance with the Coastal Ferry Act, the B.C. Ferry Authority is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors for a term commencing April 1, 2017 from the Southern Vancouver Island and the Southern Mainland Appointment Areas.  These Appointment Areas comprise the following Regional Districts:

Southern Vancouver Island:

  • Capital Regional District
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District

Southern Mainland:

  • Sunshine Coast Regional District
  • Metro Vancouver Regional District
  • Squamish Lillooet Regional District 

We invite you to review the information provided on this site. Expressions of interest should be submitted to your local Regional District office. Final nominations are up to the Regional District Boards. For your convenience, an on-line system has been prepared through which you can submit nominations directly to the offices of the participating Regional Districts.  

Capital Regional District: Closed for nominations
Cowichan Valley Regional District: Closed for nominations
Sunshine Coast Regional District: N/A (Please contact the Regional District for this information) 
Metro Vancouver Regional District: N/A (Please contact the Regional District for this information) 
Squamish-Lilloet Regional District: N/A (Please contact the Regional District for this information)