Councillor Linda McPhail
First elected to City Council in 2011, Linda is serving her third term on Council. She is proud to be a lifelong resident of Richmond who, together with husband Terry, raised their 3 children in Richmond.
Prior to being elected to council, Linda served as a school trustee with the Richmond Board of Education from 2002-2011, 7 years as the Chairperson.
A passionate volunteer, Linda has been active in the Richmond community in many areas - serving on the Board of Seafair Minor Hockey Association for 9 years, the Board for the Richmond Arena's Community (RACA) for 6 years, a member of the Richmond Hospital Auxiliary for 20+ years, the Nite of Hope and the 2009 BC Seniors Games. In 2014 Linda was a volunteer mentor with the Canadian Women Voters Congress.
Linda is currently the Chair of the Planning Committee, a member of the Finance, General Purposes, Public Works and Transportation, and Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services committees. She is the Council Liaison to the following advisory committees, organizations and community associations: Richmond Intercultural Advisory Committee, West Richmond Community Association, and the Richmond Public Library Board.
Linda serves as the alternate to the second Director on the Metro Vancouver Board, as a member of the Metro Vancouver Regional Culture committee and as the Mayor's alternate to the TransLink – Mayors’ Council.
Linda received the LGLA Certificate of Local Government Leadership Level 1 at the UBCM in September 2013 the Level Two – Certificate in Advanced Local Government Leadership at the UBCM in September 2016.
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