OUR TEAM

Robin Bennewith
Indigenous Outreach Worker
Directions Youth Services

David Wells
Director

David Wells is an educational administrator and lawyer of Indigenous ancestry. Since July of this year David has been the Vice President Academic and Applied Research at Vancouver Community College. For the previous five years David was the Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences at Vancouver Community College. Prior to this, David was the Academic Dean and in-house Counsel for the NEC Native Education College. 

In addition to being Chair of the Indigenous Homelessness Steering Committee, David currently sits as a public appointee to the Council for Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. David has previously been Chair and Board Member of the Provincial Crown Regulatory Agency PCTIA, and the Open Door Group, a large employment based non-governmental organization responsible for a number of Work BC contracts, including the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. David has also been a member of the Urban Indigenous Persons Advisory Council for the City of Vancouver.

David holds a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Political Science from Simon Fraser University, and a Law Degree from the University of British Columbia. David has been called to the Bar in British Columbia.

Board of Directors


Terry Anne Boyles*
Past Chair; Building; Board Voice Representative

Keith Bergner
Nominating; Governance

Sarah Boon
Finance & Audit; Building

Brian DeMuy
Nominating; Building

Sarah Tutton Frost
Finance & Audit; Foundation Board

Katey Grist*
Secretary; Chair, Governance; Human Resources

Susanne Kingshott
Nominating; Human Resources

Tony Kirschner*
Chair; Foundation Board

Jocelyne Legal
Chair; Building

Iris Lo
Finance & Audit; Spencer Creo Representative

Marcela McBurney
Foundation Board; Finance & Audit

Jacqueline Per
Governance; Human Resources

Rick Pozzebon*
Chair, Finance & Audit; Building; Foundation Board

David Wells
Vice Chair; Chair, Human Resources; Foundation board

Trevor Zeck
Chair, Nominating; Human Resources

*Also members of the
Executive Committee