Expression of Interest: Columbia Basin Regional Advisory Committee member in Golden, B.C.

Application Instructions and Criteria

Expressions of interest are being accepted for the Golden position on the Columbia Basin Regional Advisory Committee. Those interested in joining this basin-wide group to help inform potential future improvements to the Columbia River Treaty and domestic hydroelectric operations in the Columbia Basin are invited to apply by March 19, 2023. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the CBRAC Terms of Reference before applying.

How to Apply

Submit a one-to-two-page expression of interest before 11:59 p.m. PT on Sunday, March 19, 2023, explaining how you meet the following criteria:


  • Lives in or near Golden, B.C.
  • Has knowledge of and/or experience working on Columbia Basin and Basin-related interests.
  • Is able to work collaboratively in a group setting.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Broad knowledge of, and/or experience working on, hydroelectric operations.
  • Knowledge of the Columbia River Treaty.
  • Previous participation in Columbia River Treaty related activities, such as attending public meetings, forums or conferences, and providing feedback on Treaty-related reports or projects.
  • Recognized in Columbia Basin communities as knowledgeable in one or more key areas of Columbia River Treaty related interests identified by Basin residents, including environmental impacts and enhancement, salmon restoration, flood risk management, hydropower generation, agriculture, recreation, tourism, and economic development.

Submissions can be emailed to, or mailed to:

Brooke McMurchy, Policy Advisor
Columbia River Treaty
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation
PO Box 9314 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9N1


The committee meets virtually approximately once a month and in person one to two times per year at varying communities in the Basin. Virtual and dial-in options are available for those unable to attend in person. This is a volunteer position. Travel and reasonable childcare costs will be reimbursed.

Questions? Email or telephone 778 698-7277.