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

Cecilia Tupper

Interim Chief Development Officer

Johann Boulter

Chief Financial Officer

Teija Beck

Director, Major Gifts

Karen Brown

Director of Estate Giving & Philanthropy Administration

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

Board of Directors


Mr. John Montalbano

Principal, Tower Beach Capital Ltd

Mr. Mark Blucher

Corporate Director

Mr. Glenn Ives

Retired Chair of Deloitte Canada

Mr. Michael Berkson

Managing Director, TriVan Capital Corporation

Ms. Nicole Coleman

Audit Partner, Deloitte

Mr. Brad Cruickshank

Chief Financial Officer, Trotman Auto Group

Mr. Kevin De Sousa


Ms. Karimah Es Sabar

Chief Executive Officer & Partner, Quark Venture LP

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. Maria Pacella

Managing Partner, Pender Ventures, Penderfund Capital Management

Ms. Norma Sebestyen

Strategic Partnerships Advisor

Mr. Ken Sim

Co-Founder, Nurse Next Door

Ms. Chelsea Stoelting

Managing Director, Client Services, Rethink

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.