Shape your City... Join a committee!

Thank you for your interest. The committees have been selected by City Council.

Update: Applications CLOSED on March 11, at 4 p.m. Thank you to those who applied! Applications have been reviewed and recommendations were presented to City Council in late April. All applicants were notified whether their application was successful or unsuccessful.

Residents looking to make St. Catharines a better place to learn, live and grow are encouraged to shape their City by joining a committee.

Applications are now open for volunteer members of the City’s boards, task forces and Advisory Committees of Council. The City’s advisory committees provide informed advice and feedback to Council on a variety of issues, and offer citizens the opportunity to share their expertise, enthusiasm and civic pride, while helping develop policies, programs and initiatives to enhance quality of life and support Council’s strategic plan and goals.


Advisory committees, boards and task forces are an important part of the local democratic process and provide an opportunity for residents to help make St. Catharines the most dynamic, innovative, sustainable and livable city in North America. Advisory committees, boards and task forces provide recommendations and advice to City staff and Council and may contribute to the development of policies, programs and initiatives that enhance the quality of life for residents.

The goals, objectives and purpose of each advisory committee, board and task force is contained in one or more of the following:

Most advisory committee appointments are concurrent with the term of City Council (four years, lasting until late 2022).


Everyone is Encouraged to Apply!

St. Catharines values the input from diverse voices of citizens in local governance. To encourage participation and promote a diversity of skills and perspectives, the City will adopt the general concepts of equity, accessibility and accommodation, to ensure that all citizens have equal opportunity. The City will strive to ensure that membership on all city advisory bodies reflects St. Catharines’ diversity and demographics in such areas as gender, geographic representation, age, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and ability.

Update: Applications CLOSED on March 11, at 4 p.m. Thank you to those who applied! Applications have been reviewed and recommendations were presented to City Council in late April. All applicants were notified whether their application was successful or unsuccessful.

Residents looking to make St. Catharines a better place to learn, live and grow are encouraged to shape their City by joining a committee.

Applications are now open for volunteer members of the City’s boards, task forces and Advisory Committees of Council. The City’s advisory committees provide informed advice and feedback to Council on a variety of issues, and offer citizens the opportunity to share their expertise, enthusiasm and civic pride, while helping develop policies, programs and initiatives to enhance quality of life and support Council’s strategic plan and goals.


Advisory committees, boards and task forces are an important part of the local democratic process and provide an opportunity for residents to help make St. Catharines the most dynamic, innovative, sustainable and livable city in North America. Advisory committees, boards and task forces provide recommendations and advice to City staff and Council and may contribute to the development of policies, programs and initiatives that enhance the quality of life for residents.

The goals, objectives and purpose of each advisory committee, board and task force is contained in one or more of the following:

Most advisory committee appointments are concurrent with the term of City Council (four years, lasting until late 2022).


Everyone is Encouraged to Apply!

St. Catharines values the input from diverse voices of citizens in local governance. To encourage participation and promote a diversity of skills and perspectives, the City will adopt the general concepts of equity, accessibility and accommodation, to ensure that all citizens have equal opportunity. The City will strive to ensure that membership on all city advisory bodies reflects St. Catharines’ diversity and demographics in such areas as gender, geographic representation, age, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and ability.

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