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Board Members

Joanne HurtigPresident

Born in Edmonton Alberta, Joanne spent her formative years growing up in Ottawa. She was one of five siblings and graduated from Nepean High School and attended Carlton... [More+]

Barb JonesVice-President

I was born in Victoria, B.C., the youngest of eight and have lived here since my birth.

I attended Lampson Elementary, Esquimalt Jr. & Sen. High Schools and... [More+]

Gil OwenSecretary-Treasurer

Gil Owen, born in 1949, was raised and attended school in Saanich, graduating from the University of Victoria in 1970 with a major in English and minor in Sociology. He did... [More+]

Susie GirlingDirector

Susie Girling is a committed child and youth care professional who works to enhance the lives of children, youth and their families.  She received an Undergraduate Degree in... [More+]

Stephanie BallDirector

Stephanie was born in Victoria, BC. However she has also lived on Pender Island, Saltspring Island as well as Victoria during her childhood. Stephanie was in care from... [More+]

Lindsay BrooksDirector

Lindsay is a Calgarian who moved to Victoria in 2014 and immediately fell in love with the city! She has a Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies degree... [More+]

Patti FaulconbridgeDirector

I was born and raised in Southern Ontario on a farm. I am the middle child with 3 older sisters and 3 younger brothers and learned at an early age how to get along in a crowd!... [More+]