I am the CEO of Brightside Community Homes Foundation, an organization dedicated to making housing accessible for those who struggle to meet the demands of market housing in Vancouver, one of the most unaffordable cities on the planet. My team ensures that residents have safe, stable and appropriate housing, while developing new units to meet the pressing need in the community.
I was a long-time executive at Vancity, performing multiple leadership roles at the community-focused credit union serving the financial needs of their half million member-owners.
I am the Board Chair of the Vancity Community Foundation overseeing development of 312 Main, a social and economic innovation centre in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. I was also elected to the boards of the BC Non-Profit Housing Association the provincial umbrella organization for the non-profit housing sector, and Modo a car-sharing co-operative operating in Southern BC.
Currently, I am writing a book on leadership lessons gained from my dozen years as an independent filmmaker. I’m a longtime blogger, seasoned speaker, dialogue facilitator and recently I became an amateur music producer, proudly producing my son’s albums who records under the name Spectrasounds.
See my film, CheckMating (read about it here):
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I should add that the opinions I express on this site are (mostly) my own and are not endorsed by Brightside. There, it feels good to get that off my chest.