The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Expressions of interest now being accepted for membership on the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee

WHITBY, ON November 06, 2014

Expressions of interest are now being accepted from individuals who wish to be considered for volunteer membership on the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC).

DEAC is a volunteer advisory committee that provides advice to The Regional Municipality of Durham on environmental planning matters and is involved in environmental awareness and outreach activities. DEAC is composed of 17 members, including: 13 citizen members; one post-secondary student member; two youth members; and a representative of the Regional Planning and Economic Development Committee.

Citizen membership is open to residents with an interest in protecting and enhancing the Region’s environment. Interested individuals are asked to submit a brief resumé and statement of interest.

Post-secondary student membership is open to students residing in Durham Region for the school year, who are enrolled full time in a college or university program and have an interest in environmental matters. Interested post-secondary students are asked to submit a letter of interest.

Expressions of interest must be submitted by Dec. 4. A decision on the appointments will be made by Durham Regional Council in early 2015. Appointed members will be expected to attend an evening meeting, once a month, at The Regional Municipality of Durham Headquarters at 605 Rossland Rd. E. in Whitby. 

Submissions should be emailed to or mailed to:


Regional Municipality of Durham

Planning Division - 4th Floor

605 Rossland Rd. E.

P.O. Box 623

Whitby, ON  L1N 6A3


Additional information regarding DEAC is available on the Region of Durham’s website at or by contacting the Planning Division at

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