The ICET Board is advised by two Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) comprised of the Mayors, Regional District Chairs and Members of the Legislative Assembly from the region. The RACs meet three or four times a year to review funding applications to the Trust and to provide advice to the Board on strategic issues. The Chairs from each of the RACs attend Board meetings as ex officio members. The Regional Advisory Committees play a key role in ICET’s operations. Their regional knowledge and ground-truth perspective assist Board and staff in better understanding project proposals and regional dynamics, resulting in decisions based on fact. The RACs also bring the region’s voice to the table in the development of strategy and policy, ensuring that no community is left unheard. 


North Island-Sunshine Coast Regional Advisory Committee (NISCRAC)

Mayor Teunis Westbroek, Qualicum Beach - NISCRAC Chair
Mayor Bruce Milne, Sechelt & Sunshine Coast Regional District Chair - NISCRAC Vice Chair
Mayor Shirley Ackland, Port McNeill
Mayor Andy Adams, Campbell River
Mayor Jan Allen, Port Alice
Mayor Leslie Baird, Cumberland
Mayor Michael Berry, Alert Bay
Mayor Hank Bood, Port Hardy
Patrick Brabazon, Chair, Powell River Regional District
Mayor Donnie Cox, Zeballos
Mayor David Formosa, Powell River
Honourable Scott Fraser, MLA, Alberni-Qualicum
Mayor Paul Ives, Comox
John Jack, Chair, Alberni Clayoquot Regional District
Mayor Larry Jangula, Courtenay
Bruce Jolliffe, Chair, Comox Valley Regional District
Ronna Rae Leonard, MLA, Comox Valley
Mayor Bruce Milne, District of Sechelt
John MacDonald, Sayward
Mayor Josie Osborne, Tofino 
Warren Paull, Chief Councillor, Sechelt Indian Government District
Mayor Wayne Rowe, Gibsons
Mayor Mike Ruttan, Port Alberni
Acting Mayor Randy Taylor, Tahsis
Nicholas Simons, MLA, Powell River-Sunshine Coast
Mayor Dianne St. Jacques - Ucluelet
Honourable Claire Trevena, MLA, North Island
Mayor Brad Unger, Gold River

Central South Island Regional Advisory Committee (CSIRAC)

Mayor Jon Lefebure, North Cowichan and Cowichan Valley Regional District Chair - CSIRAC Chair
Bill Veenhof, Chair, Nanaimo Regional District - CSIRAC Vice-Chair
Mayor Ross Forrest, Lake Cowichan
Sonia Furstenau, MLA, Cowichan Valley
Mayor Colin Haime, Lantzville
Mayor Phil Kent, Duncan
Leonard Krog, MLA, Nanaimo
Mayor Marc Lefebvre, Parksville
Mayor Bill McKay, Nanaimo
Ian Morrison, Cowichan Valley Regional District
Doug Routley, MLA, Nanaimo-North Cowichan
Michelle Stilwell, MLA, Parksville-Qualicum
Mayor Aaron Stone, Ladysmith  

2,580
person years employment created (construction phase)
50
locally elected officials and MLAs working together
$10.4
million annual provincial government revenue generated
2,615
post completion jobs created
$4.7
dollars leveraged for every ICET dollar invested
$278
million leveraged into the region
$47.9
million disbursed
$49.7
million committed
170
economic development projects
130
projects completed
38%
projects in small (less than 5,000) communities
50+
communities with ICET projects

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