Governance Structure

Executive Committee

Who are they?

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary Treasurer
  • Past President
  • Young Lawyers Representative
  • Equality and Diversity Representive
  • Executive Director

Executive Committee's Role

The role of elected members of Council includes, but is not limited to:

  • advance the CBA within British Columbia;
  • advise and assist the CBABC President in the duties of the office of CBABC President
  • seek volunteers to serve on CBABC Committees from throughout CBABC membership, and present nominations for the Chairs, members and alternates of CBABC Committees to CBABC Council
  • appoint members of the CBABC Executive Committee to serve as liaisons to CBABC Committees

Provincial Council

Who are they?

  • CBABC Members elected by County,
  • CBABC Table Officers
  • the chair, co-chair, or CBABC Council Designate of each CBABC Section and CBABC Forum
  • one representative of each university faculty of law students’ association within British Columbia, as determined by the relevant university faculty of law students’ association
  • CBA Executive Officers, the Chair of each CBA National Section, the Chair of each CBA National Conference or Forum, and the Chair of CBA National Sections Council

Provincial Council's Role

The role of elected members of Council includes, but is not limited to:

  • establish the policies of the CBABC
  • advance the objectives of the CBABC
  • approve the annual budget of the CBABC
  • establish such CBABC Standing Committees, CBABC Special Committees,
  • CBABC Sections and CBABC Fora as it deems appropriate, in accordance with The Branch Bylaws
  • adopt rules, regulations and policies for the better administration of the CBABC so long as they are not inconsistent with the Branch Bylaws or the Bylaws of the CBA