for Vancouver City Council
First elected to Vancouver City Council in 2005 and re-elected in 2011, Elizabeth Ball is seeking re-election as Councillor in the November municipal election.
She has worked as a passionate advocate of arts, culture and heritage in Vancouver.
She founded and was Managing Director of Carousel Theatre for three decades. She co-founded and built Granville Island’s Waterfront Theatre.
She serves on the advisory committees for Vancouver Civic Theatres and Metro Vancouver’s Cultural Committee and has worked with the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, Vancouver Heritage Board and Minerva Foundation for BC Women.
Ball has received numerous community honours, including the Granville Island Outstanding Contribution Award, YWCA Woman of Distinction Nominations and the Vancouver Theatre Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award.
She is a graduate of the Playhouse Theatre and taught theatre at the University of B.C.
Born in Saskatchewan where both grandfathers were city councillors, Ball resides in the Cambie/Main area with her family.