ALERT: New Province-wide COVID-19 restrictions in effect

By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective now and until December 7, 2020. Please see the BC COVID-19 Resources page for full details.

Emergency Program Executive Committee

Emergency Program Executive Committee

The purpose of the Emergency Program Executive Committee (EPEC) is to provide oversight for and strategic direction to the Emergency Program. This committee is accountable to the municipal council, and makes recommendations with respect to preparation for, response to, and recovery from emergencies and disasters.


Bill Hayes, Chair
Brian Biddlecombe, Vice Chair
Reidun van Kervel
Councillor Sue Ellen Fast
Councillor Alison Morse
Liam Edwards, Chief Administrative Officer
Aaron Hanen, Acting Fire Chief
Jennifer McGowan, Emergency Program Coordinator

To contact all members of the Emergency Program Executive Committee, please email:

To contact the Emergency Program Coordinator, please email:

To contact the Emergency Support Services Director, please email:

Agendas and Minutes



Note: The Emergency Program Management Committee was folded on November 25, 2019. Please go to the following links for agendas and minutes from EPMC meetings. 

Reference Documents

Video Recordings

Last Updated on 2020-10-13 at 3:35 PM