Community PartnersIn Richmond, leisure opportunities are made possible through a partnership between the City and our community Associations. The City provides the facilities and core staffing and the Associations plan and fund all programs and events offered through these facilities.
Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society
Chair: Larry Tolton
East Richmond Community Association
President: Balwant Sanghera
City Centre Community Association
President: Matt Pitcairn
Hamilton Community Association
President: Dick Chan
Minoru Seniors Society
President: Jacob Braun
Nature Park Society
President: Brenda Bartley-Smith
Richmond Aquatics Services Board
Chair: Ian MacLeod
Richmond Arenas Community Association
Chair: Frank Claassen
Richmond Art Gallery Association
President: Marko Pajalic
Richmond Fitness & Wellness Association
Chair: Bonnie Beaman
London Farm Historical Society
Richmond Museum Board
Chair: Keith Liedtke
Sea Island Community Association
President: Judith Mules-Kirby
South Arm Community Association
President: Karen Adamson
Steveston Community Society
President: Jim Kojima
Steveston Historical Society
Chair: Graham Turnbull
Thompson Community Association
President: Angela Lim
West Richmond Community Association
President: Hans Havas
The Associations actively seek volunteers, on an ongoing basis, to participate on the Boards or Committees. Please call if you would like to get more involved in your community.
For a list of City Councillors appointed as liaisons to these groups see Community Association Liaisons.
For a list of non-profit organizations in our community see Community Organizations in the Discover Richmond section of this site.
Advisory Committees are another way to contribute input to recreation, culture and other City functions. For more information about Advisory Committees, see Advisory Committees: Get Involved in Local Government.