2017 Fall Conference Photos!

View the 2017 Fall Conference photos.  You  must be logged in to view them. Go to the Members Area, Document Library, Conferences, Fall, 2017 Victoria, Conference Photos.


Want to make a difference as a MISA BC Vendor Liaison? Call for Candidates – closed Tuesday Aug 8th @ 5:00pm

NOTE: Call for candidates in now closed. Stay tuned for more information.


The MISA BC Board is moving to a more transparent and democratic process for appointment of Vendor Liaison representatives and will be inviting Associate members to vote on their representatives.

If you are familiar with MISA BC, are an Associate member, and would like to add a voice to our relationships with our vendors, we have a perfect opportunity for you.

The MISA BC Vendor Liaison plays an important role in our community, acting as the voice of Associate members at our regular meetings, and working with the Board on initiatives to build our relationships and drive additional value for both Regular and Associate members.  Your time commitment will vary but will usually not exceed 1-2 hours per week.

If you would like to stand as a candidate for one of the two Vendor Liaison positions, please ensure that you have your organization’s support, and then complete the web form.  This call will close at 5:00 on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017.

Voting information will only be distributed to the primary contact for your organization.  Please log into the MISA BC website to ensure that your contact information is up to date prior to June 30, 2017.

We look forward to hearing from you.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.

Darin Murray Young, MBA, B.Sc.
President MISA British Columbia
Manager of Information Services
The Corporation of Delta
T-604.946.3242 / M-604.354.2316

Your MISA BC Executives!

Following our 2017 AGM we are pleased to announce the appointment of the MISA BC Executive team.

If you’d like to be a part of this exciting team, we’d love to hear from you! What’s in it for you besides: a personally rewarding experience; a great line item on your resume; frequent opportunities to network with like-minded professionals; and an opportunity to work with a great team, for a great organization?  Good karma and a chance to make a difference.

If you’re interested, let us know!  Please send an email to president@misa.bc.ca

Nominations for MISA BC 2017 Election

This year’s AGM will include the election of officers for the MISA BC Core Executive Team.

The vote will take place at the AGM on Wed  April 26, 2017 @ 2:30 at the Sandman Signature Hotel, Langley BC.  Voters must be present to vote.  Proxy votes will not be accepted.

Each member municipality in good standing within MISA BC will have one vote for each of the six positions. Prior to the election, each municipality will be requested to identify who will be voting on behalf of their municipality.

The following nominations have been received.

President – Darin Young – Manager of Information Services – Corporation of Delta

Vice President – Jason Birch – Manager of Information Services – Municipality of North Cowichan

Treasurer – Tom Diersch – Assistant Director – Applications – City of Burnaby

Secretary – Cheryl Trent – GIS Coordinator – Sunshine Coast Regional District

Director at Large – Membership Development – Rob Entwistle – Information Services Manager – City of Kelowna

Director at Large – Sponsorship – Kerry Ing – Manager of Information Technology – Resort Municipality of Whistler

Nomination forms must be submitted to the MISA BC Past President at pastpresident@misa.bc.ca. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor during the election process.

For more information about the election, including position details and forms, please use this link: https://www.misa.bc.ca/misa-bc-notice-of-election-2017/

Renewing your Annual Membership Fees?

Exciting enhancements to MISA BC information and communication sharing opportunities are around the corner!

To pay your annual membership fees, login to the Member’s Area with your existing MISA BC username and password in order to follow the prompts to pay.  Please note that only users with Organization Admin privileges are able to pay the membership fee.  If you are not sure who is the MISA BC Admin for your organization, please email membership@misa.bc.ca

MISA BC Spring 2017 Workshop – April 25 & 26

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.  DOWNLOAD THE APP today!

On April 25th and 26th The Township of Langley will host the annual MISA BC Spring Workshop at the Sandman Signature Hotel in Walnut Grove, Langley BC. Building on the success of earlier years, the 2017 workshop will draw approximately fifty municipal IT delegates to the heart of Metro Vancouver in an intimate and approachable setting.

This year’s theme is Secure IT. Join six private and public sector cyber security professionals as they facilitate sessions on cyber security planning, threat modeling, incident response, data safety, critical infrastructure and provincial resources available to local governments. Enjoy networking opportunities throughout the workshop, beginning with an informal gathering on Monday evening at Moxie’s Grill & Bar as well as our event reception the following day.

MISA BC members are also encouraged to attend our AGM on Wednesday, following lunch. Come out and vote for your new executives!

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.  DOWNLOAD THE APP today!

MISA BC Notice of Election 2017

MISA BC Notice of Election

MISA BC exists to promote greater co-operation among local government staff in the IT field by sharing information and developing common solutions on a broader and cost-effective scale.

MISA BC is run by a team of elected and appointed individuals who are committed to providing their leadership and guidance to further the association. Your time commitment largely depends upon your role, the amount of time you are able to commit, and what events are currently being offered by MISA BC.

What’s in it for you besides: a personally rewarding experience; a great line item on your resume; frequent opportunities to network with like-minded professionals; and an opportunity to work with a great team, for a great organization?  Good karma and a chance to make a difference.

Elected Positions

Elections for the six MISA BC Executive Committee positions will take place during the 2017 MISA BC Annual General Meeting at the Sandman Signature Hotel, Langley BC, Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 2:30pm.

The six positions are:

– President
– Vice President
– Treasurer
– Secretary
– Director at Large (1)
– Director at Large (2)

Please refer to the two attachments below for more information about these positions as well as a nomination form.  MISA BC Notice of Election and MISA BC 2017 Executive Committee Election.

Volunteer Positions

In addition to the elected positions, MISA BC is often looking for talent to join the following committees:

– Communications Committee – including web and social media support
– Education Committee – to explore educational opportunities for our members
– Membership Committee – to explore methods to maintain and grow our member base
– Sponsorship Committee – liaising with our conference sponsors
– MISA/ASIM Canada Liaison Committee – to explore options for working well with our fellow Canadian chapters.

Anyone interested in participating as a Committee member is invited to email pastpresident@misa.bc.ca, indicating which committee(s) you are interested in.  Committee members must also be current members of MISA BC.


2017 MISA BC Website Election Notice

MISA BC 2017 Executive Committee Elections