Board Slate 2016
Jim has a BS in electrical engineering and a joint PhD in business and economics from Stanford University.
Currently a computer consultant, Jim’s past experience includes First Nations economic development (Haida and Cowichan bands) and projects for BC Hydro, BC Gas, and WorkSafe BC (WCB). He has also consulted for corporate clients in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.Read more
Wanda Morris is the former CEO of Dying With Dignity Canada.
For the past five years, she has been a key influence-maker in discussions of physician assisted death. She led a national strategic campaign for legislative change leading up to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the ground-breaking Carter v. Canada case. She has tirelessly represented the 84 per cent of Canadians who believe in death with dignity and is a strong champion for choice and compassion at end of life.Read more
Dr. Derryck Smith is a Vancouver-based psychiatrist. He is a Past President of the BC Medical Association and a past board member of the Canadian Medical Association.
Dr. Smith is a Clinical Professor Emeritus with the Department of Psychiatry and is active in clinical teaching of medical students and residents. He is a past president of the Medical Legal Society and was Chair of the Board for the Greater Vancouver Mental Health Services Society.Read more
Gareth is an engaged Canadian, active in business and quality of life initiatives. He is a partner of RYOT.ORG, which is both a news site that asks its audience to take action on every story and a production house of internationally acclaimed documentary films (RYOT Films). His personal mandate is to live as widely as possible taking every opportunity to encourage the call to action on matters of human dignity.Read more
Eva’s career has spanned three decades, two continents, and executive positions in both the public and non-profit sectors, including Deputy Commissioner of the RCMP, Vice President of the Public Policy Forum, Assistant Secretary for the Australian Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, Registrar of Canadian Citizenship, and work on various social policy and criminal justice initiatives. Throughout, she has been an active volunteer serving on both national and community organizations, with a primary focus on governance, strategy and public policy.Read more
Kent has a B.Com. from the University of Saskatchewan, an MBA from the University of Calgary and is a chartered accountant. He is currently the chief financial officer for a commercial-industrial developer and construction company. Kent spent the previous 14 years in the residential housing industry in both operational and financial roles, including owning and operating his own company.Read more