Call for Nominations: County Representatives to Provincial Council

  • March 07, 2023

Join Provincial Council! 

As the advisory body to the Board of Directors, members of Provincial Council bring the concerns and interests of lawyers in their region to the attention of the CBABC Board and bring the latest developments in our profession back to local lawyers.

Learn more about the structure of the Provincial Council and the current members.


This year, there are six positions to be elected for three-year terms.

County Total Number on Council Number to be elected Candidate Completing Term
Cariboo 3 2 (1 from Northern Rockies or Peace River and 1 from Thompson-Nicola, Central Coast, Cariboo or Squamish-Lillooet) Nathan Bauder; Nicholas Maviglia
Kootenay 2 1 ( From Kootenay Boundary and Central Kootenay) Christopher Trudeau
Nanaimo 3 2 (1 from Cowichan Valley and 1 from Nanaimo or Alberni-Clayoquot) Patricia Blair;
Johanna Berry
Victoria 1 1 Kimberley Nusbaum

Elections are not required in Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Westminster or Yale Counties.


Only CBA members are eligible for nomination and election and, if elected, must maintain CBA membership throughout their term of office.

Those eligible to nominate and vote for a county representative are CBA members who are:

  1. Practicing members whose principal place of business is in the County, and
  2. Non-practicing members whose residence is situated in the County.


Nominations for these positions must be in writing and signed by two members and the nominee, all of whom must be CBA members.

The Nomination and Candidate Statement must be completed and emailed to Kerry L. Simmons, QC, Executive Director, at, on or before 5:00 pm on Tuesday, April 11 2023.

Download Nomination Form       Submit Your Nomination

For more details, see the Governance Policy.  If you have questions, please contact the Executive Director at