Council Members

Mayor Rod Peters

Mayor

Rod Peters

The Mayor is the head of council and the Chief Executive Officer of the municipality. He was first elected to council as a councillor in 1986, Mayor Peters was re-elected as Mayor in October, 2018.

Mayor Peters has been active in the community in various capacities such as being a volunteer fireman with the Lake Cowichan Fire Department. Rod is married with three children and eight grandchildren.

Contact Information

Councillor Carolyne Austin

Councillor

Carolyne Austin

Born and raised in the lower Vancouver Island, Councillor Austin was first elected to council in 2014. She has been involved with the curling club, community forest co-op, the Cowichan Lake District Chamber of Commerce and other organizations. Married with a daughter, Carolyne is excited about the future of the town.

Councillor Tim McGonigle

Councillor

Tim McGonigle

In 20018 Councillor McGonigle was re-elected to his fifth term on council. He has performed the duties of Deputy Mayor, been chair on various committees and is a municipal director of the CVRD.

Councillor Kristine Sandhu

Councillor

Kristine Sandhu

Counciilor Sandhu has served on the Lake Cowichan council previously for a 2005-2008 term and was re-elected a council member in October, 2018 for a four year term. She is married and is the mother of three children

Councillor Lorna Vomacka

Councillor

Lorna Vomacka

Councillor Vomacka is the Chair of the Public Works committee in Lake Cowichan. She became a member of council in 2014. A large part of Lorna’s time is devoted to mentoring the youth of our community. Her other interests have included being involved with the Lady of the Lake Society and the activities of the Ohtaki Committee.