Eric Woodward

Councillor Eric Woodward

Elected to office in 2018, Councillor Eric Woodward is currently serving his first term as a Township of Langley Councillor.

Growing up in Langley, Eric was part of the emerging internet industry at a young age, forming and selling several successful companies before committing himself to the community.

Current Community Service

Eric serves the community as:

  • Director, Eric Woodward Foundation
  • Alternate Director, TransLink Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation
  • Member, Langley Supportive Housing Project Community Advisory Committee
  • Member, School District #35 Liaison Committee
  • Member, Recreation, Culture, and Parks Advisory Committee
  • Alternate Member, Salvation Army Gateway of Hope Community Council

Past Community Service

Eric served the community as:

  • President, Fort Langley Business Improvement Association
  • Vice-Chair, Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation
  • Member, Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Member, Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • Alternate Member, Fraser Valley Regional Library Board

Professional Career

While working on his degree at the University of British Columbia, Eric pursued a network management and software development career. He left UBC during his fourth year to co-found his first technology company, Internet Direct. He then co-founded and DomainWorks, which he later sold to focus his efforts on the community.

From 2005 to 2015, Eric acquired and renovated the facades of several buildings in Fort Langley and completed the LEED Gold Coulter Berry Building in 2016. Improvements for Fort Langley are now being pursued within the Eric Woodward Foundation with all financial benefits thereof for charitable purposes.

Eric has a BA in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.