Public Committee Member Opportunities

Are you looking for an opportunity to support the public good?

The CVBC is accepting applications from members of the public to sit on regulatory committees!

The mandate of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC) is to ensure that the public and animals of B.C. are served by a competent and ethical profession. To do this the CVBC must set and enforce standards of practice and conduct that apply to all veterinarians in B.C.

For more information about the CVBC click here.

Opportunity: The CVBC will be establishing a pool of eligible candidates which can be drawn from to fill Committee vacancies in 2024.

Compensation: Click here to see the reimbursement policy.

Location: Candidate must live in British Columbia.  Meetings are primarily virtual with one or two in person meetings in the lower mainland for which travel expenses are paid.     

Qualifications:  A combination of skills and experience will be considered in the application process and will be dependent on the nature of the committee. 

More information on the CVBC Committees can be found here.

Required Criteria:

  • Must be a resident of BC
  • Must be comfortable with the use of a computer, as well as utilizing secure virtual platforms such as SharePoint to access meeting materials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

Desired Criteria:

  • Knowledge of provincial legislation such as the Health Professions Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Administrative Tribunals Act
  • Experience on boards and/or committees 
  • Experience in business management, governance, equity diversity and inclusion, financial management, law, human health, animal health background

Time Commitment: Information on the Committee time commitments can be found here.

The CVBC values diversity in backgrounds and experiences among Council, staff, inspectors and Committee members and is committed to equity and inclusion through continuous development and proactively managing bias. 

Questions can be submitted to

Please submit a cover letter and resume with the email heading “Public Committee Member Application” to:

Please complete the application found at the following link: