The Board of Directors oversees the business of the BC SPCA by establishing policies, rules and regulations to carry out the powers of the society pursuant to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Constitution and Bylaws of the Society (PDF).
The Board is comprised of both regional directors and directors at large. Directors serve for a three-year term and are eligible for re-election. All directors must be members of the BC SPCA.
The composition of the current Board is as follows:
Jennifer Gore, President and Regional Director for Thompson, Okanagan & Kootenays
Carol Richards, Secretary Treasurer and Director at Large
Andrea Wilhelm, Director at Large
David Budd, Regional Director for Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands
Jason Scultety, Regional Director for the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley & Sunshine Coast
Linda Greville, Director at Large
Lindsay Curry, Regional Director for Thompson, Okanagan & Kootenays
Louise Egan, Regional Director for Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands
Mary Lou Troman, Director at Large
Melissa Barcellos, Regional Director for Cariboo & the North
Peter Havlik, Director at Large
Rosolynn Kalb, Regional Director for Cariboo & the North
Sabrina Qureshi, Regional Director for Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands
Shawn Ireland, Regional Director for the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley & Sunshine Coast
Sheila Kullar, Regional Director for the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley & Sunshine Coast
Concerns relating to governance or oversight of the BC SPCA should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered directly by the Board of Directors at its next meeting. Please note that the Board meets approximately every second month and a written response may only be provided after the Board has had an opportunity to meet. If your concern/complaint is operational in nature, it will be forwarded to staff for an appropriate response in accordance with the BC SPCA Complaints Policy and Procedures (PDF).
Interested in joining the BC SPCA Board of Directors?
The BC SPCA will be accepting nominations for the provincial Board of Directors beginning on January 31, 2018. Those elected will serve on the board for the 2018/2019 term beginning on May 5, 2018. Board members provide organizational oversight working alongside the CEO and senior management team to improve the lives of animals across B.C.
Sound like a good fit? Learn more about the process and board positions available by reviewing the 2018 Director Elections Nomination Package (PDF).
Please note: prior to their nomination, all directors must first have an active membership with the society. To apply for or renew a membership, download the BC SPCA membership application and submit it to your local branch.