An advisory panel is a group of between 8-12 industry representatives brought together on a short term basis to provide guidance and recommendations to Technical Safety BC on a specific issue of interest.The issue can be anything from a technical concept to a change in business practices. Review the Terms of Reference.
How members are selected
You choose which types of advisory panels you would like to be considered for, based on your expertise.
How an advisory panel is formed
When an issue comes up that requires feedback from a specific industry expertise, individuals who have registered to be on an advisory panel with that expertise will be asked if they would like to be on an advisory panel for that issue.
How much time you’ll need to commit
Advisory panel members will be responsible for reading a discussion paper, thinking critically about a topic, and responding to the given materials. Most of this work can be done via email or electronic survey, in addition to one or two meetings at approximately two hours each, depending on the issue. Afterwards, the advisory panel is disbanded.