Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal Consultation Processes
Elisabeth Arnold will discuss the FCM project sponsored by Status of Women Canada entitled "Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal Consultation Processes". The purpose of this project is to contribute to changing municipal consultation practices and policies so that the full diversity of Canadian women have a meaningful voice in the
decisions that affect their daily lives.
Since her election as Councillor in the former City of Ottawa in 1994,
Elisabeth Arnold has worked diligently to represent residents of Somerset
Ward at the municipal level.
Elisabeth was elected in 2001 to the Board of Directors of the Federation of
Canadian Municipalities, and chairs that organization's Steering Committee
on Responsible Pest Management. She is also a member of FCM's Environment
Committee and Community Energy Planning Working Group. In September 2002,
Elisabeth Arnold was appointed as co-chair of FCM's National Housing Policy
Options Team (NHPOT).
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