The council provides the Office of the Seniors Advocate with advice and feedback on the issues facing seniors living in British Columbia, from the perspective of seniors from diverse backgrounds, ages, geographical areas and cultures. The authority for this council is found in the Seniors Advocate Act section 6, “Power to Establish Advisory Council”.

The inaugural Council was selected by the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of B.C. (COSCO) from over 300 applications. The maximum term on the council is three years.

Click here for a list of current council members

Become an Advisor
The Office of the Seniors Advocate is seeking applicants to replenish our volunteer Council of Advisors (COA). There are a number of terms expiring on the COA and new applications are invited from seniors living in the Fraser, Vancouver Coastal, Northern, and Vancouver Island Health Authorities. We do not have any current vacancies for the Interior Health region.

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