Board of Directors

 

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Andrea Winterbottom, President

Andrea grew up in the Black Forest region in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1980. She has been raising her two daughters (with her husband) in Lynn Valley for over 25 years. Andrea works with seniors and she is also a Yoga teacher in the community, having created a program at two local libraries called "Postures and Prompts", combining her love of yoga and writing. Andrea is a published author, and before the pandemic had planned to launch her book: "Pebbles from the Playground" at Mollie Nye House.
Andrea is community-oriented and she enjoys being an active contributor to her community and serving seniors as well as younger folks. Andrea hopes to interact with members of the Lynn Valley community and beyond in meaningful ways and she looks forward to returning to serving on the LVSS board.
   

Margaret Fraser, Past President

Margaret has been with the LVSS board since January 2016. Her background is in the non-profit sector, in key administrative roles for over 40 years. She has worked with frail seniors, youth at risk, people with mental and physical disabilities as well as in immigration support services. Margaret has lived in four provinces across Canada, and along with her husband, she returned to enjoy retirement on the North Shore. Margaret likes the “big picture” work of a board of directors, and being part of the growth of LVSS is important to her.

   

Davood Bonyad, Treasurer

Davood has 20 years' experience in Accounting, Bachelor of Accounting, financing and cash flow, budgeting,and preparing Financial Statement. He is an experienced accountant, specializing in managing treasury and general reconciliation. His extensive experience with full-cycle accounting is a great benefit to the Board. Davood is bilingual in English and Persian. 

 

   

Karin Jensen, Member at Large

Karin grew up in North Vancouver and has lived in Lynn Valley for over 20 years. She served on the Board of Directors for the Save Your Skin Foundation from 2007 to 2009 and recently joined LVSS as Secretary.

After a short-lived career in radio broadcasting, Karin eventually built a career in Information Technology, first as a technical writer, and then as a product manager. Currently, she manages a team of product managers for a global education technology company.

Karin hopes her strategic experience will help with the development of exciting new programs and initiatives at LVSS. Karin enjoys being active and engaged in her community. When she's not working, she can often be found exploring the neighborhood or local trails, or enjoying a meal at a local restaurant.

 

   

Zee Noorani, Member at Large

Zee Noorani is a corporate finance professional with 20+ years experience in accounting, bank financing, and operations management. Zee is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Sauder School of Business at UBC. 
In addition to his role with the Lynn Valley Services Society, Zee is also a board member of Pacifica Treatment Centre Society and a member of the fundraising committee for the KidSafe Project Society. 
   

Tamara Weymark, Member at Large

Tamara Weymark was on the LVSS board between 2017 and 2018 before departing for maternity leave. Returning in May 2020, Tamara remains committed to supporting the Lynn Valley community and contributing to the inclusive and vibrant area in which she was born and raised. She left the North Shore to pursue graduate studies in History at McGill University and has pursued further graduate work in Archival Studies and Library and Information Studies at UBC. She has worked in the non-profit sector as a Historian at the Fernie Museum and brings her passion for history, heritage preservation and her expertise in non-profit work to the LVSS. Tamara loves giving from the heart and hopes to be a friendly, approachable, and familiar face to people within her community.

 

 


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