St. Paul’s Foundation’s Leadership Team is comprised of our Senior Management Team, Board of Directors and Governors Council. Links to photos and biographical information for some of our Leadership Team members can be found below.

Senior Management

Dick Vollet

President and CEO

Broek Bosma

Chief Development Officer

Johann Boulter

Chief Financial Officer

Ivone Martins

Chief Innovation Development Officer

Karen Brown

Director of Legacy & Estate Giving

Sarah Burgess

Marketing and Communications Director

Tracy Dallas

General Manager, Office of the CEO

Renee Edwards

Director, Stewardship & Donor Relations

Diana Li

Director, Seniors and Long-Term Care

Loretta Lawrence

Director, Annual and Corporate Giving

Melanie Munroe

Director, Events

Shelley Sainsbury

Director of Campaign

Cecilia Tupper

Director, Major Gifts

Board of Directors


Mr. John Montalbano

Principal, Tower Beach Capital Ltd
Vice Chair

Mr. Tom Shepansky

Founding Partner, Rethink Canada

Mr. Glenn Ives

Retired Chair of Deloitte Canada

Mr. Michael Berkson

Managing Director, TriVan Capital Corporation

Mr. Mark Blucher

President & CEO, Central 1 Credit Union

Ms. Peggy Chiu

Retired, Past Regional Director, Scotiabank

Mr. Brad Cruickshank

Chief Financial Officer, Trotman Auto Group

Mr. Kevin De Sousa


Ms. Fiona Dalton

President & CEO, Providence Health Care

Mr. Joe Gallagher

Mr. Paul Hollands

Chairman, A&W Food Services of Canada, Ltd.

Dr. Darryl Knight

VP Research & Academic Affairs, Providence Health Care

Mr. Stuart Louie

Governor, London Drugs

Mr. Michael Mjanes

Lawyer, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Dr. Anita Palepu

Head of Medicine, Providence Health Care and Eric Hamber Chair of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Ms. Norma Sebestyen

Strategic Partnerships Advisor

Mr. Ken Sim

Co-Founder, Nurse Next Door

Ms. Lesly Tayles

Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Region, Scotiabank/Canadian Branch Banking

Ms. Patricia Yeo

President, Chempaka Holdings Ltd.

Mr. Ben Yeung

Executive Chair & CEO, Peterson Group

Campaign Executive Committee

Paul Hollands

Chairman, A&W Food Services of Canada

Duncan Davies

President & CEO, Interfor

Karimah Es Sabar

CEO & Partner, Quark Venture LP

Jonathan Lai

Magellen Developments 20/20 Inc.

Dr. Jonathon Leipsic

Chairman, Radiology, St. Paul’s

Dr. Sam Lichtenstein

Head, Cardiac Surgery, St. Paul’s

John Montalbano

Principal, Tower Beach Capital

Chris Oosthuizen

Vice President & Regional Director, RBC Dominion Securities

Dr. Jeff Pike

Physician Director, Clinical Planning, St. Paul’s Redevelopment Project; Orthopedic Surgeon, St. Paul’s

Terry Salman

President & CEO, Salman Capital Inc.

Hari B. Varshney

Founder, Varshney Capital Corp

Kathryn Young

Partner, Boyden, Global Executive Search

Governors Council

  • Dr. Michael Audain , O.C., O.B.C., LL.D Chairman, Polygon Homes Ltd
  • Mr. Mark Cullen
  • Mr. Paul Hollands Chairman, A&W Food Services of Canada, Ltd.
  • Mr. John C. Kerr, C.M., O.B.C., LL.D Principal Owner & Managing General Partner, Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club
  • Ms. Alice D. Laberge Corporate Director
  • Dr. Peter Legge, O.B.C., LL.D Chairman & CEO, Canada Wide Media Ltd.
  • Ms. Sue Paish, Q.C. CEO, Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster
  • Mr. Gary Segal Vice President, Kingswood Capital Corporation
  • Mr. Sam Sullivan, C.M. Vancouver False-Creek MLA
  • Mr. David A. Thompson
  • Mr. Hari B. Varshney, FCA, O.B.C. President, Varshney Capital Corp
  • Mr. C. (Kip) Woodward President, Woodcorp Investments Limited

Meet Our Future Leaders

St. Paul’s Foundation’s Future Leaders are a group of young professionals working together to make a difference in the community. Their mandate is to raise awareness and support for the innovative programs and ground-breaking research at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care sites. Click here to learn more.