Nominees for 2015 Board of Directors


Note to Reader:

The Board comprises six (6) Directors. In December 2013, the membership amended the Constitution so that going forward two (2) Directors will be elected each year.

At the 2014 Annual General Meeting held on December 9 in Victoria at the Ocean Pointe Resort Hotel, Tim Pringle and Derek Richmond were elected by acclamation to 3-year terms as Directors. 


…was the founding Executive Director of the Real Estate Foundation of BC, and served in that capacity for 20 years. Tim is a founding Director off the Partnership for Water Sustainability, and served as the Partnership’s first President from 2010 – 2013. At the Partnership’s 2013 Annual General Meeting, Tim was elected to a 1-year term as a Director.

2013-AGM_Tim-Pringle_headshot1_500p“A number of creative and experienced volunteers direct the work of the Partnership and help implement its programs,” says Tim. “I am privileged to work with them and to be able to pursue my passion to see BC communities adopt a more integrated approach to stewardship of land and water. The Partnership’s goal is to help communities implement designing with nature strategies as a basic step to managing settlement change in balance with ecology makes perfect sense.”


…retired from the City of Courtenay in 2013. He has served as Chair of CAVI-Convening for Action on Vancouver Island since 2011. At the Partnership’s 2013 Annual General Meeting, Derek was elected to a 1-year term as a Director.

Derek-Richmond_Oct-2011_500p“My passion for water resources and the environment has been with me from an early age. As a practitioner with more than 40 years in engineering and environmental issues, I am fortunate to have been involved in a wide variety of projects and initiatives across Canada, and in the USA and the UK. I see an opportunity to apply experience gained during my career to the visioning that will help steer us in the right direction to maintain water resources in balance with ecology, economy and education,” says Derek.