A long-time West Vancouver resident, Marcus Wong is new to Council, elected in 2018.
A strong believer in the importance of vibrant, safe, and inclusive communities, Marcus brings to Council his background in governance, public policy, and community leadership. He currently sits on the boards of the North Shore Multicultural Society and the West Vancouver Track & Field Club. He recently retired from the West Vancouver Police Board and as a provincially-appointed tribunal adjudicator.
He has served on the boards of the BC Association of Police Boards, Canadian Association of Police Governance, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Queen’s University Alumni Association, BC Luge Association, Richmond Art Gallery, University Council of Queen’s University and Senate of the University of Birmingham. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Marcus is the CEO of AURUS Athletica Inc. He gained experience working for the Canadian Olympic Committee and Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, helping to strengthen relationships with the International Olympic Committee, World Olympians Association, Olympians Canada, and United States Congress. Marcus has also been the primary media spokesperson for a major utility company and a communications advisor to provincial cabinet ministers.
He was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General of Canada and the West Vancouver Police Centennial Medal.