Speaker Details

Stuart Mackinnon

Chair/Commissioner
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation

An elected commissioner and chair of the Vancouver park board, Stuart is an advocate for urban parks and green space issues with a focus on access, preservation, and conservation. He believes in honoring Vancouver's rich, natural beauty by prioritizing ecological, social, and economic sustainability for projects undertaken by the park board and takes a proactive stance toward increasing biodiversity, protecting wildlife, and preserving habitat. In addition to his duties as an elected commissioner, Stuart is the special education department head and resource teacher at Killarney Secondary School in Vancouver.