Mayor Malcolm Brodie
Malcolm Brodie has been a member of Richmond City Council since 1996. Following a by-election, he was sworn in as Mayor on October 29, 2001 and was re-elected in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, and 2018.
Mayor Brodie has been appointed as First Director to the Board of Directors of Metro Vancouver since taking office in 2001. He is currently the Chair of Metro Vancouver's Water Committee, and also serves on the Finance & Intergovernmental Committee, the Mayors' Committee, the Performance & Audit Committee, the George Massey Crossing Task Force and the Industrial Lands Strategy Task Force. He has represented Metro Vancouver on the Municipal Finance Authority as a Trustee since 2006, Vice Chair from 2009-2015, and Chair since March 2015. Mayor Brodie was appointed by UBCM to the Local Government Policing Modernization Roundtable in January 2022 and previously to the Local Government RCMP Contract Management Committee from 2013-2017. He was also UBCM's appointee to the PRIMECorp Board of Directors from 2013-2014. The Mayor was a Director on the Board of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (TransLink) from 2002-2007 and served as Chair in 2006-2007. Since then, he has been a member of the TransLink Council of Mayors.
Mayor Brodie is the Chair of the City’s General Purposes Committee and the Finance Committee. In addition, the Mayor is an ‘ex officio’ member of the remaining four Standing Committees of Council.
Before election to Council, Mayor Brodie was a practicing lawyer and had a long record of service to Richmond in the volunteer community. In honour of his contributions and achievements in the community, Mayor Brodie was a recipient of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada (1992), the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002), the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012), and the Canada 150th Anniversary Medal (2017).
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