Wayne Henderson

President and Chair

Wayne had over 30 years of experience in providing sophisticated Corporate Debt and Capital Markets solutions to an extensive array of public and private clients in Canada and the U.S.A prior to forming his own consulting company. He currently serves as the Managing Director of Henderson Capital Group Inc. Wayne’s past experience includes Managing Director of CIBC World Markets, Investment Banking and Vice President, Corporate Banking CIBC. Earlier assignments with CIBC included Head of Corporate Risk Management for BC. Mr. Henderson spent twelve (12) years on Retainer with PwC as a Special Consultant until 2015.

Meghan Murtha

Vice President

Meghan is a real estate lawyer for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP where she specializes in commercial real estate law. With over 10 years of legal experience, she has given back to her community by contributing her skills to non-profit boards in Canada and the UK that address food security, homelessness, and the arts.

Meghan joined the board in 2018 as its Chair of the Real Estate Committee.

Debra Finlay

Director

Debra Finlay is a partner in the McCarthy Tetrault Business Law Group in Vancouver. Her practice is primarily focused in the areas of private company mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law. In addition to negotiating and settling complex commercial transactions in various areas of business law, she also has experience with project development work for domestic and international clients in the energy, marine terminalling, transmission and forestry sectors. In connection with such project development work, Debra has provided advice on commercial arrangements with First Nations including drafting and settling commercial agreements with First Nations.

Am Johal

Director

Am Johal is Director of Simon Fraser University’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement and holds degrees from the University of British Columbia, Royal Roads University, Institute for Social and European Studies (MA), and the European Graduate School (PhD). He has served on the Vancouver City Planning Commission, on the boards of numerous organizations including the Or Gallery, Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House, Vancity Community Foundation, Impact on Communities Coalition, and is an Associate with SFU’s Centre for Dialogue and SFU’s Institute for the Humanities. He has previously worked on the Vancouver Agreement with the provincial government and has been an advisor to two BC cabinet ministers. In 1998, he co-founded UBC’s Humanities 101 program based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood.

Chan-Seng Lee

Director

Chan-Seng Lee is Vice President, Finance and Administration with Partnerships British Columbia Inc., a corporation responsible for supporting the public sector in meeting its infrastructure needs by providing leadership, expertise and consistency in the procurement of complex capital projects. He is responsible for finance, risk management, information technology, human resources and administration for Partnerships BC. He brings over 15 years of experience in finance, risk management, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory reporting, information technology, human resources and administration and corporate governance to the Company.

Mr. Lee is a Chartered Professional Accountant and is a current member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and Canada as well as a member of the Board of Trustees for the British Columbia Public Service Pension Plan.

Loraine Lundquist

Director

Loraine has over 25 years of experience in senior management positions in public and non-profit organizations, including Calgary Housing Company, Alberta Ministry of Children’s Services, Legal Services Society of BC and most recently, Justice Education Society of BC. As a volunteer, she has founded and chaired the Parkland Healthy Families Association as well as serving on the boards of the Edmonton Social Planning Council, the Brenda Strafford Shelter Society and the Calgary Homeless Foundation. After moving to Vancouver in 2007, Loraine served on the Board of SPARC BC (Social Planning and Action Research Council of BC), Entre Nous Femmes Housing Society and, most recently, was Vice-President of the West End Community Centre Association.

Vanessa Mountain

Director

Vanessa has worked extensively with over a dozen indigenous and indigenous serving organizations as a consultant and trainer, supporting the management, administration, and procurement of services for their communities. The founder of Mountain Business Connections, she is also a Senior Procurement Advisor for BC Hydro and serves as a Trustee for the St’at’imc Trust.

Morris Nord

Director

Morris recently retired as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Client Development at Pacific Blue Cross, the largest health insurer operating in British Columbia. An experienced director, he most recently as the Board Chair for the Arts Club Theater Company, which has three stages, annual revenues of $14 million, and a large capital expansion budget of $13 million. Morris currently is a Director of the Arts Club Foundation, which is responsible for the management of the Endowment Funds and the Arts Club properties. Morris is an accredited director, and holds the ICD.D designation.