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Our Community Board and Committees

Vancouver Foundation works with many leaders and advisors from all across British Columbia. These individuals generously volunteer their time and energy on our Board of Directors, our advisory committees, and through our Honorary Governors' Council. Their knowledge and dedication help shape our work, and ensure we remain in touch with the communities we serve.

Board of Directors

Jason

McLean

Board Chair
Miranda

Lam

Vice Chair
Eric

Watt

Chartered Professional Accountants of BC nominee
Sarah

Sidhu

United Way of the Lower Mainland nominee
Tom Shepansky
Tom

Shepansky

Barry

Rivelis

Lisa Pankratz
Lisa

Pankratz

Sarah

Morgan-Silvester

Chief Justice Christopher

Hinkson

Supreme Court of BC nominee
Brenda

Eaton

David

Christopher

Retired from VF's Board of Directors since 2011

Chief Justice Robert Bauman, Kevin Bent, Ursula Botz, John Dustan, Dr. Vera Frinton, Yuri Fulmer, Jake C. Kerr, John McLernon, Floyd Murphy, Ida Goodreau, Gord MacDougall, Brandt Louie and Malik Talib.

Honorary Governors' Council

Our Honorary Governors’ Council are a group of individuals who are committed to Vancouver Foundation’s mission, vision and values. They represent a mix of high profile British Columbians, community and corporate leaders, past board or committee members, and influential persons from a diversity of sectors and backgrounds that have a commitment to the goals of Vancouver Foundation.

 

Kyle

Mitchell

Chair
Peter

Webster

Anar

Shamji Popatia

Judy

Rogers

Sophie

Pierre

George

Pedersen

Floyd

Murphy

Rob

McConnachie

Paul

Lacerte

Jake

Kerr

Colin

Hansen

Yuri

Fulmer

John

Dustan

Madeleine

Dion Stout

Stephanie

Carlson

Barbara

Brink

Theresa

Arsenault

Past members of the HGC (in alpha order) include:

Michael Audain, The Honourable Donald Brenner, Bruce Buchanan, Stephanie Carlson, Tung Chan, John Dusten, Lynda Farmer, Nick Geer, Leila Getz, Martin Gifford, Robert (Bob) Hager, Judith Hall, Cheeying Ho, Michael Harcourt, Jake Kerr, Nezhat Khosrowshahi, Shamin Lalani, Risa Levine, Bob Lee, Peter Legge, Gerald McGavin, Mark Neale, Geoff Plant, Patrice Pratt, Heather Raven, Dr. Don Rix, Judy Rogers, Thomas Rust, Joseph Segal, Richard Whittall, Sandra Wilking, Milton Wong, and Yosef Wosk.

Standing Committees

Development Committee

Executive Committee

Finance and Audit Committee

Governance and Human Resources Committee

Grants and Community Initiatives Committee

Investment Committee

Advisory Committees

Arts & Culture

Children, Youth

Education & Training

Employment, Disabilities

Environment & Animal Welfare

Fostering Change

Health & Medical / Education Research

Health & Social Development

Partnerships