Tricia Barker

for Park Board

A voice at Park Board for seniors and people with disabilities.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Tricia is a seniors’ wellness professional specializing in older adults who wish to live a healthy and more productive life. She has been a Vancouver Park Board Commissioner since the 2018 election.

What Tricia will bring to the Park Board:

  • Nearly four years of experience as a Commissioner, observing what works and what doesn’t.
  • Continue to be the voice for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • A commitment to reversing the erosion of services across the spectrum of parks, recreational assets and community centres.


  • Tricia has been a certified personal trainer specializing in the health and fitness of seniors, people with disabilities and people with terminal illnesses.
  • She spent ten years working as an engineer at a recording studio before a career at an advertising agency producing award winning radio and tv commercials.


  • Tricia has a deep connection with the local Scottish community. She sits on various boards and is past president of Vancouver’s first society, the St. Andrew’s & Caledonian Society.
  • One of Tricia’s greatest pastimes is walking throughout Vancouver and taking photos of our local beauty. Her daily posting of #pickhappy shots can be found on Twitter.

 There’s More to Life:

  • The two most important aspects of Tricia’s personal life are her three god-children “The Triplets” and her Tibetan Buddhist practice.
Tricia Barker
Tricia Barker

for Park Board