About us

The BC Land Summit Society is a collaboration of five organizations.

The BC Land Summit Society is a non-profit society independently incorporated under the Societies Act of British Columbia. The member organizations of the Society are each professional associations in fields of practice related to land and land-use.

BC Land Summit Member Organizations

The current members of the BC Land Summit Society include:

  • The Appraisal Institute of Canada – BC
  • The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists
  • The British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects
  • The Planning Institute of British Columbia
  • The Real Estate Institute of British Columbia

Our History

Our Mission

Driven to create the premier land and land-use conference in British Columbia, the BC Land Summit Society provides a unique interdisciplinary conference that promotes collaboration amongst diverse land professional, and encourages public understanding of land issues.

Purposes of the BC Land Summit Society include:

  • To advance and promote inter-disciplinary collaboration amongst professional practitioners in fields of endeavour related to land and land use in British Columbia,
  • To provide inter-disciplinary education, professional development, and training opportunities for professional practitioners in fields of endeavour related to land and land-use in British Columbia,
  • To promote cooperation, understanding, and mutual respect amongst the members of the society,
  • To promote and improve public understanding and appreciation of issues related to land and land-use in British Columbia, and
  • To co-operate with governments, corporations, associations and individuals in furtherance of these purposes.

Board of Directors

The BC Land Summit Society is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of the chief staff persons from each of the Society’s member organizations.

Dave Crossley

Dave Crossley,
Chair

Christina Bhalla

Christina Bhalla,
Secretary

Tara Culham

Tara Culham,
Director

Chris Hamade

Chris Hamade,
Director

Jane Kerner

Jane Kerner,
Director