Board of Directors

ERIC MUNRO BEDDIS, BOARD CHAIR

  • Career History
    • Beddis Financial Services Corp. –President – 1999 to present
    • Manulife Financial Life Insurance Co. – Pension Sales Manager – 1993-1999
    • Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd. – Western Canada Pension Sales Manager – 1970 – 1993
  • Education
    • Saint Mary’s University – BA (Economics)
    • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
    • Canadian Securities Course
    • Elder Planning Counselor (EPC)
  • Volunteer Services
    • Chairperson of the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute of BC Regional Council
    • Big Brother for Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
    • Board Member for the Canadian Down Syndrome Society for 5 years
    • Chairperson for a local Bocce Tournament which was the first ever recipient of the BC/Yukon provincial Community Award

PETER MEROLA, VICE CHAIR

  • Career History
    • Fortis BC – Senior Technician in field management – 1972 to 2015 – Retired
    • Communications Committee Member BC Gas
  • Education
    • BCIT – Business Management
    • Gas Fitter – BC Hydro
    • Capilano University – Arts
  • Volunteer Services
    • TB Vets Board Member – 6 years
    • President, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 44 – Present
    • 1st Vice President, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 44
    • Deputy Zone Commander, Royal Canadian Legion – Present
    • Hearing Committee Panel Judge – RCL Vancouver Zone
    • Football Coach -13 years Junior Level Head Coach
    • Minor Football League Executive Member
    • Safety Committee Board Member

ALAN BLACK, TREASURER

  • Career History
    • Manager Pension & Benefits – Simon Fraser University
    • Manager Pension & Benefits – Woodward Stores Ltd.
    • Pension Account Executive – Confidential Life Insurance Co.
  • Education
    • UBC Economics
    • Canadian Securities Course
  • Volunteer Services
    • Theatre Under the Stars
    • 1 Dream 1 School Annual Christmas Concert
    • Canadian Cancer Society / BC Lung Assoc. Annual Bocce Fundraiser (Secretary)
    • Multiple Sclerosis Assoc. of BC Board Member
    • Member of the Canadian Pensions & Benefits Institute

JANET MACDONALD

  • Career History
    • North Vancouver School District: Strongstart Facilitator 2013 – present
    • Capilano University, Children’s Centre Manager 1972 – 2011
    • Appin Road child Care Centre: Owner/ Operator 1972 -1975
  • Education
    • Capilano University – Diploma in Early childhood Education 1969 – 1971
  • Board Affiliations
    • Spectrum: Non-Profit Organization committed to compassionately supporting and motivating mothers 2011 – Present
    • Capilano University
  • Volunteer Services
    • Capilano University
  • Awards
    • Exceptional work in Inclusion – Centre for Ability 2003
    • Excellence in Empowering Learning – Capilano University 2011

DARIO NONIS

  • Career History
    • Simon Fraser University – Executive Director Human Resources –Nov 2006 to present
    • Simon Fraser University – Director of Employee Relations and Benefits – May 2001/ Nov 2006
    • University of British Columbia – Employee Relations Manager – Oct 1998 to May 2001
    • BC Human Rights Tribunal Panel Member
    • Chantell Management – Director of Human Resources
    • Arbitration Review Panel – Member
    • Legal Services Society of BC – Staff Lawyer
    • Russell and DuMoulin – Law Firm – Articling Law student
  • Education
    • Queen’s University Law School – LL.B
    • University of British Columbia – B.A. Philosophy (Honours)

 


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