Richmond – Volunteer BC, the provincial association for promoting the value and impact of volunteerism has elected their new board for 2016 – 2017 at Volunteer BC’s AGM during the Volunteer Futures Conference in Richmond. The new board brings together a unique blend of non-profit and entrepreneurial experience to the organization.
Continuing Board members include: Lawrie Portigal as President; Stacy Ashton, Community Volunteer Connections as Vice-President; Andy Telfer as Vice-President and Acting Treasurer, Anne Marie Koeppen as Secretary; Julie Robertson, BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres as Director; Louise Howes, Volunteer Campbell River as Director; Naomi Fleschhut from Community in Action and Sunshine Coast Community Services Society as Director; and Tracey Davidson, Volunteer Terrance as Director.
New members joining the board this year are Sarah Foot, General Manager of Volunteer Prince George and Shawn Bellamy, Liason for the Prince George Aboriginal Child and Family Commission.
About Volunteer BC
For almost 30 years, Volunteer BC has been the provincial leader in promoting the value and impact of volunteerism and enhancing the abilities of volunteer-involving organizations. Volunteer BC’s mission is to be a strong and relevant provincial voice in promoting the development and value of volunteerism in B.C. by working cooperatively with volunteer centres, voluntary organizations, governments, business, and volunteer-involving organizations.
Newly Elected Volunteer BC Board – 2016 – 2017
Left to Right: Andy Telfer (Vice-President, Acting Treasurer), Stacy Ashton (Vice-President), Lorelynn Hart, Naomi Fleschhut, Sarah Foot, Julie Robertson, Anne-Marie Koeppen (Secretary), Tracey Davidson, Louise Howes, Lawrie Portigal, (President). Missing: Shawn Bellamy