Board & Executive
2019 – 2020 Officers & Directors
Paul is an MBA Graduate in Finance at the University of British Columbia and has a background in Aviation as a commercial airline Captain. He is currently working for a startup as a Project Manager and Internal Consultant. He enjoys skiing, staying active and travelling with his partner.
Karen Bill is a public policy specialist, having worked with cabinet ministers and elected members of British Columbia’s Legislative Assembly for the last 20 years. Born in Victoria, Karen graduated from the University of Victoria with a political science degree and is a lifelong learner. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and their dog, Monte, taking advantage of everything Vancouver Island offers.
Helen is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a background in biomedical sciences. She is currently working as an auditor for not-for-profit organizations at a public practice firm. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and exploring all the varieties of food Vancouver has to offer.
Jon Singh practices as a lawyer in Surrey, BC. A graduate of the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, he practices in the areas of real estate, corporate and commercial, societies and administrative laws. He brings a valuable legal perspective to the Society and the Board of Directors.
Ray is a medical graduate from Queen’s University, Belfast, and spent his career working in clinical research for a multinational pharmaceutical company, first as medical director and then VP Scientific Affairs of their Canadian subsidiary, followed by international assignments in Singapore, China and Sweden. Since retiring to White Rock BC in 2008, Ray has been an active member of the Irish community and the White Rock Elks Lodge where he and his wife Mary enjoy providing musical entertainment.
Natalina comes from the philanthropy sector and holds a CFRE designation. Her 20+ year career has included high-level fundraising, research and prospecting for hospitals, educational institutions and national Christian charities. She has led prospecting teams responsible for finding and assisting with gifts in the tens of millions.
Natalina has done more than just prospecting. Her expertise comes from being a creative and innovative team player, working in campaign development, corporate branding, segmentation, data analysis, copy-writing, editing, direct mail, email, social media marketing, print and web promotion and fundraising.