DR. JOHN IRWIN is an SFU geography professor specializing in sustainable urban development. Irwin is a director of SPEC, a Vancouver environmental organization that protects urban green space and promotes community gardens across the city. He was a founding member of the South East False Creek Working Group that helped develop the sustainable community and foreshore park that is now rising along the south shores of False Creek. Irwin has worked as a policy analyst for the Tenants Rights Action Coalition

and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC office and in fair trade retail.
John Irwin, Member-at-Large (non-voting)