Committees are an important part of the Board of Directors' function and responsibilities. They are established to assist the Board in the Association's goals, objectives, and ultimately, its mission. If you are interested in joining a committee, or learning more about any which one, please contact Rosie Manhas, VICA Director of Operations.

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General Contractor Council
To address issues relevant to General Contractors. The council, with the assistance of staff, provides information and makes recommendations to the board of directors.

Meetings: Minimum once per year or at the call of the Chair
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Trade Contractor Council
To address issues relevant to Trade Contractors. The council, with the assistance of staff, provides information and makes recommendations to the board of directors.

Meetings: Minimum once per year or at the call of the Chair
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Civil Contractors Council
To address issues relevant to Civil Contractors. The council, with the assistance of staff, provides information and makes recommendations to the board of directors. 

Meetings: Minimum once per year or at the call of the Chair
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Standard & Practices Committee
The Vancouver Island Construction Association supports and promotes the principles of fair, open, and transparent procurement processes. The VICA Standard & Practices Committee supports and promotes recognized best practices from a regional perspective, to be a resource to staff, make recommendations to the VICA Board of Directors, and may facilitate discussions between organizations in the construction community. 

Meetings: 2x per year or at the call of the Chair
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Membership Committee
To be a resource to VICA stafff in developing memebrship recruitment and retention strategies and supporting membership initiatives as appropriate.

Meetings: Two times per year or at the call of the Chair.
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Training & Education Program Advisory Committee
To advise VICA on opportunities to promote careers in construction, to develop strategies to reinforce alliances with agencies representing potential labour force groups and other training agencies. Address concerns around new workers orientation and training solutions. Develop strategies to promote Gold Seal as a next level management training program for the industry.

Meetings: TBD
Under 40 (U40): Victoria

To develop a young executive’s network (under 40 years) in order to provide an atmosphere of networking to build relationships within the construction community and to support and promote careers in the industry. It also serves to present information, professional development, and leadership or mentorship opportunities that will benefit the individual U40 members and their respective companies. Members are encouraged to participate in community engagement initiatives throughout the year.

Under 40 (U40): Central Island

To develop a young executive’s network (under 40 years) in order to provide an atmosphere of networking to build relationships within the construction community and to support and promote careers in the industry. It also serves to present information, professional development, and leadership or mentorship opportunities that will benefit the individual U40 members and their respective companies. Members are encouraged to participate in community engagement initiatives throughout the year.

Women in Construction: Victoria

Women in Construction (WiC) is a grassroots Vancouver Island organization working to increase female participation in one of the key sectors of our provincial economy: construction. Membership is open to all who support women working in construction and who are passionate about the industry. Both Chapters of WiC are supported by the Vancouver Island Construction Association.

Women in Construction: Nanaimo

Women in Construction (WiC) is a grassroots Vancouver Island organization working to increase female participation in one of the key sectors of our provincial economy: construction. Membership is open to all who support women working in construction and who are passionate about the industry. Both Chapters of WiC are supported by the Vancouver Island Construction Association.