The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

The Region of Durham is seeking a post-secondary student member for the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee

WHITBY, ON September 25, 2017

The Regional Municipality of Durham is seeking a post-secondary student, residing in Durham Region, to serve as a member of the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC). DEAC is a volunteer advisory committee that provides advice to Durham Regional Council on environmental planning matters, while also being involved with awareness and outreach activities.

Post-secondary student membership is open to students residing in Durham for the school year, who are enrolled full-time in a college or university program, and have an interest in environmental matters. Membership on DEAC exposes students to a broad range of environmental issues, as well as the functions of regional government. 

Interested post-secondary students are asked to submit a letter of interest, outlining your knowledge of environmental issues, and how you feel you can contribute to the committee, by October 27. Submissions should be sent by email to deac@durham.ca or mailed to:

Brian Bridgeman, Commissioner of Planning and Economic Development
The Regional Municipality of Durham
Planning and Economic Development Department - 4th floor
605 Rossland Road East, P.O. Box 623
Whitby, ON  L1N 6A3

DEAC is composed of 17 members, including: 13 citizens, one post-secondary student, two youth members, and a representative of Regional Council. Additional information regarding DEAC is available on the Region of Durham’s website at durham.ca/deac or by contacting the Planning and Economic Development Department at deac@durham.ca.

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