Ellen Woodsworth is a community organizer working for social justice, economic equality and environmentally sound planning. She was a Vancouver City Councillor from 2002 to 2005. Local and Regional Council Appointments included:

  • Vancouver Director, Union of British Columbia Municipalities and member of the Health Committee
  • Vancouver Director, Lower Mainland Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Alternate, Greater Vancouver Regional District
  • Director, Hastings Institute Inc. Board
  • Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on City Services and Budgets
  • Member, Standing Committee on Planning and Environment
  • Member, Standing Committee on Transportation and Traffic
  • Council representative to the City Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Council representative to the City Family court and youth justice committee
  • Member, Food Policy Task Force
  • Member of the Creative Cities Task Force
  • Vice Chair, Peace and Justice Committee
  • Co-Chair, Women’s task Force

Since then she has been organizing Climate Change and Harm Reduction forums, and was the Secretary and Cities Coordinator of the World Peace Forum Board.

Ellen believes that a strong coalition of progressive forces can defeat the NPA in the next municipal election. Working together with other like minded individuals and organizations, we have the ideas, the track record and the energy to win!

Ellen Woodsworth, External Chair

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