Honorary Directors

Nancy Burke

Honorary Director

Nancy joined the Board in 2009 and as an active member of the Gala Committee, has played a pivotal role in taking the event to new heights. Nancy ...

Mary Downie

Honorary Director

Mary served on the Foundation Board for 7 years including 2 years as Chair. She also demonstrated exceptional commitment and generosity through her role as Chair of the ...

Don Foster

Honorary Director

Don served on the Foundation Board for 6 years, including one year as 1st Vice Chair. He is the co-founder and former Chair of the highly successful Golf ...

Kenneth G. Hanna

Honorary Director

Ken is a retired corporate finance lawyer and corporate executive. He was a Commissioner of the British Columbia Securities Commission from 2006 to 2013 and a director of ...

Mark Hannah

Honorary Director

Mark is a director of Nicola Crosby Real Estate (a wholly owned subsidiary of Nicola Wealth Management), which is a Pooled Limited Partnership Real Estate Fund that specializes ...

Alan Holton

Honorary Director

Alan served on the Board for six years, and was a co-vice chair for four years. During his time on the Board, Alan demonstrated outstanding commitment in a ...

Joanne Houssian

Honorary Director

Joanne was the Chair of both the North Shore Hospice Campaign and the Foundation’s Gala Dinner and Auction Committee. Until recently, Joanne was Vice Chair of the Whistler ...

Barbara Inglis

Honorary Director

Barbara Inglis has lived on the North Shore with her husband, Paul Chalmers for the past 30 years. They have one grown son who was born at Lions ...

Bob McGill

Honorary Director

During Bob’s six years on the Board he was an active member and chair of the Planned Giving Committee – and continues to serve on this committee. He ...

Clark Quintin

Honorary Director

Clark joined the Board of the Foundation in 2006 and served for 9 years through 2015. This included 3 years as Chair of the Board. Clark worked on ...

Ken Rekrutiak

Honorary Director

Ken served on the board of the Foundation for 7 years from 2005 to 2012 including 3 yrs as Chair and 2 as past Chair. He Chaired the ...

Lorraine Rinfret

Honorary Director

Lorraine is a chartered accountant practicing in her own firm since 1984 in Vancouver. Her general practice concentrates on small private businesses, high wealth individuals, tax law and ...

Yvonne Schmidt

Honorary Director

Yvonne joined the Board in 1986 as one of the our first Directors. She served 9 terms, including one year as Chair from 1992-1993. Yvonne had a busy ...

Michael Smith

Honorary Director

Michael is a District of West Vancouver council member. From 1982 to 1990, Michael was chairman of the Finance and Facilities Committees of the West Vancouver School Board ...

Ross Southam

Honorary Director

Ross served on the Foundation’s Board of Directors from 2000 – 2006, serving on the investment and major gift committees.
He was awarded a Dr. of Philanthropy designation ...

Grant Spitz

Honorary Director

Grant was elected to the Board in 2002, serving as Board Chair from 2003 – 2006. He served on both the governance and properties committees.
Grant played a ...

Roy Spooner

Honorary Director

Roy was elected to the Board June 11, 1998. He served two, three-year terms:
chaired the Finance and Audit Committee from 2001 to 2004 serving as the Foundation’s ...

Mark Stevens

Honorary Director

Mark Stevens was elected to the Board June 12, 1996 and served for 9 years. During his term:
was the chair of the Finance Committee 2001/2002
was a ...

Judy Strongman

Honorary Director

Judy served 6 years as a Director of the Foundation. She was an invaluable member of our Board serving on the Golf Committee and the Major Gifts Committee; ...

Carmen Thériault

Honorary Director

Carmen is a Past Chair of Foundation Board, former Chair of the Planned Giving Committee and former Chair of the Governance Committee. In recognition of her outstanding contribution ...

Bob Wilds

Honorary Director

Bob has devoted close to 10 years to the Foundation including serving as Chair from 1997 – 1999. Following his Chairmanship, Bob returned to the Board as the ...