FAQs

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

The LTSA is governed by an eleven-member Board of Directors responsible for strategic oversight of the LTSA's business.

The Board is accountable to the "principals" of the LTSA, namely the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. The President and CEO reports to the Board of Directors.

Pursuant to the Land Title and Survey Authority Act, the LTSA Board selects and appoints directors from lists of nominees provided by stakeholder entities.

Current Board Directors and the stakeholder nominating entity that nominated them are:

Nominating Entity - Province of British Columbia

Janice Comeau is the CFO of the LMS Group of Companies and a board member of a number of private companies. In these roles she provides strategic financial management and senior financial expertise.

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Nominating Entity - Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors

O'Brian Blackall recently retired as President of the McElhanney Group of Companies, a position held for 17 years. He currently sits on the Board of the McElhanney Group of Companies, and is a member of its Audit and Finance Committee. O’Brian is a past President and Board member of the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors (ABCLS), and a long-time member of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) and Professional Surveyors Canada (PSC). In 2009, O'Brian obtained his Chartered Director (C. Dir.) designation from The Directors College.

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Nominating Entity - Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors

Bronwyn Denton is a British Columbia Land Surveyor, Canada Lands Surveyor and a Professional Engineer registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC. 

Nominating Entity - Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia

Shawna was commissioned as a Notary Public in 2010. She lives and operates her notarial practice in the unincorporated area of Otter Point, west of Sooke. The focus of her practice is Real Estate Conveyancing, Wills and Personal Planning.

Nominating Entity - British Columbia Association of Professional Registry Agents

Diane E. Friedman is a business and finance advisor with more than 25 years experience in commercial lending, subordinated debt and mezzanine financing, and corporate finance advisory services.

Nominating Entity - Law Society of British Columbia

Pat is a partner in the boutique law firm, Koffman Kalef LLP, in Vancouver. His practice is focused on commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis on acquisitions and dispositions, strata and commercial development (including air space parcels) and commercial leasing.

Nominating Entity - British Columbia Real Estate Association

Eugen Klein is Principal of Klein Group, Royal LePage Sussex, recognized as one of the top 10 national brokerage teams in Canada by Royal LePage. The firm specializes in commercial, project marketing and residential real estate brokerage services.

Rob Simmons

Nominating Entity - Province of British Columbia

Rob Simmons has worked in the animation industry for almost 20 years as a finance and operations executive.

Nominating Entity - Law Society of British Columbia

Scott Smythe is a partner in the Real Property and Planning Group in the Vancouver office of McCarthy Tetrault. His practice is focused on commercial real estate and related corporate matters, with a particular emphasis on acquisitions and dispositions, strata and commercial development and commercial leasing.
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Nominating Entity - Union of British Columbia Municipalities

Richard Walton served for 13 years (2005-2018) as the Mayor of North Vancouver District. During this time he also chaired TransLink Mayors’ Council, and served on the Boards of the  BC Municipal Finance Association, Metro Vancouver, Fraser Basin Council, EComm 911 and TransLink. He is a fellow of the certified professional accountants (FCA, FCPA) and recently obtained his ICD.D.

Nominating Entity - First Nations Summit

Angela Wesley, ICD.D, is a partner in Wes-Can Advisory Services. Since 1992, she has provided advisory and facilitation services to First Nations and other governments throughout British Columbia in the areas of strategic planning, land management, community development, communications, community engagement, and governance capacity building and development.