Elizabeth H Ballantyne B.A., M.A.

Work Experience


Commencing a full-time PhD program at the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning in September 2016 (estimated duration 4 years).


  • Vancouver City Planning Commission, Executive Director (8 years to 2016 July)
  • International Centre for Sustainable Cities, Communications Director
  • Renaissance II Liberal Education Society, Executive Director
  • McKim Advertising and Public Relations, Vice-President and Media Director
  • Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation, Community Relations Director
  • Royal Ontario Museum, Associate Editor of Publications

Community Service

  • Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House, Board member (current)
  • City of Vancouver DTES Community Economic Development Strategy Advisory Committee (current)
  • Bowen Island Community Foundation, Board member
  • Tir na Nog Theatre School Society (young people’s), Board member and volunteer co-ordinator
  • Bowen Island Municipality Affordable Housing Working Group, Chair
  • Bowen Island Municipality Transportation Working Group, Chair
  • Island Pacific School, Volunteer co-ordinator
  • Riverbankers, Founding president