Andrea Reimer is the Councillor of Vancouver and has been involved in Canadian politics for 15 years. Councillor Reimer was first elected to Vancouver City Council in 2008, and re-elected in 2011 and 2014. She also served as a school board member with the Green Party from 2002-2005. She is a former member of numerous community boards, frequently being chosen as Chair due to her governance expertise and background.
Councillor Reimer is renowned as a climate change champion and is familiar with the challenges that municipalities face when tackling issues of environmental sustainability. She is also a member of Vancouver's Greenest City Team. The team is tasked with catalyzing immediate action on green issues and overseeing the implementation of a ten year action plan ending in 2020 to become the world's greenest city and creating an environment supportive of green economic development in the City of Vancouver.
Councillor Reimer was also the executive director of the Western Canada Wilderness Committee where she supported the creation of a carbon tax by the BC Provincial Government. She was chosen by Al Gore to deliver the Inconvenient Truth presentation to local audiences, which she delivered to over 10,000 people.