Society and Membership


A formal cooperative airshed management process began in 1995 when the Prince George Airshed Technical Management Committee formed to develop the management plan for the city, Prince George Air Quality Management Plan – Phase One. Members of this committee included the City of Prince George, Regional District of Fraser Fort George, and the former Ministry of Environment, Lands, and Parks.

In 1998, the Prince George Airshed Technical Management Committee transitioned into the Prince George Air Quality Implementation Committee to implement the Phase One Plan. This same committee developed the Prince George Air Quality Management Plan – Phase Two in 2006.

The City of Prince George established the Mayor's Task Force on Air Quality in 2006 to independently examine the progress being made toward improving the air quality in Prince George.  One of the recommendations of this review was to replace the current air quality management structure with a single cooperative Roundtable the provided opportunity for a range of interests to be represented.  PGAIR was subsequently established.

Prince George Air Improvement Roundtable

  • Multi-stakeholder, community-based, non-profit society 
  • Members from industry, local government, community groups, UNBC, Northern Health Authority, and the public
  • No legislated or regulatory authority 

Board (18 Member Organizations)

  • Meets 4x per year
  • Strategic Planning
  • Programs
  • Evaluation
  • Budget Approval

Operations Committee (4 - 6 core members)

  • Meets 12x per year
  • Finances
  • Work Planning
  • Education & Engagement
  • Emerging Issues
  • Research 


  • Implement work-plan
  • Implement education and engagement
  • Coordinate meetings
  • Assists with the development of operational plans