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Board of Directors

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).

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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:

Melissa Barcellos, President and Regional Director for Cariboo & the North

Carol Richards, Secretary Treasurer and Director at Large

Andrea Wilhelm, Director at Large

Erin Van Zant, 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, Regional Director for Thompson, Okanagan & Kootenays

Roselyn Boarman, 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 board@spca.bc.ca 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).

Now accepting expressions of interest for the 2019 Board of Directors Election!
Are you passionate about animal welfare? Do you have the skill set necessary to help chart the future direction of one of the largest animal welfare organizations of its kind in North America? Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of animals in our province? If so, the BC SPCA may be looking for you!

The BC SPCA is seeking expressions of interest for vacancies on its provincial Board of Directors in the upcoming election cycle. Please click here to learn more: Request for Expressions of Interest – BC SPCA Board Election 2019 (PDF).