Our Board Of Directors

BCCIC is a volunteer run organization with an elected Board of Directors from the membership and with active Committees.

The role of the BCCIC Board of Directors is to provide strategic leadership, and in consultaion with the membership, sets the direction. BCCIC has a minimum of five and a maximum of 9 Board members.

Current Board of Directors

Co-Chair: 
Noble Kelly

Education Beyond Borders

Co-Chair:  
Vera Radyo

Kenoli Foundation

Co-Vice-Chair: Elizabeth Johnson

Grace Rwanda Society

Co-Vice-Chair: Harmesh Sidher

Vivek Educational Foundation

Secretary: Colleen Hanley

Individual Member

Treasurer: Anne Catherine Bajard

Crossroads International

Julie Drolet

Individual Member

Miriam Palacios

Oxfam Canada

 
 
BCCIC works to ensure a balanced Board by taking into account:
  •  size of organization
  •  region of the province
  •  gender
  •  ethnicity
  •  overseas projects
  •  development education
  •  type of membership

Representation

BCCIC is a volunteer run organization with an elected Board of Directors from the membership and with active Committees. BCCIC represents it's membership through:
  • CIDA: BCCIC draws CIDA's attention to our BC-based membership's concerns.
  • CCIC: BCCIC is a member of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation and coordinates provincial support for CCIC initiatives.
  • Joint Provincial Councils: BCCIC represents the province's interests and shares resources with councils from other provinces.
  • Federal Government: BCCIC monitors Canadian foreign policy and coordinates provincial NGO responses and advocacy to foreign policy.
  • Provincial Government: BCCIC maintains contact with MLAs through one-on-one and joint initiatives to share perspectives.
  • Networking: BCCIC hosts and co-sponsors forums and workshops on topical subjects.
  • Academic Community: BCCIC maintains links with academic institutions on sustainable development and human rights issues.