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.
   

Edward Park, Vice President

Edward volunteered as a board member with the LVSS in 2016 and 2017. He has rejoined the board since January 2022.

His background is in the healthcare sector, currently working as the risk management director for the Provincial Health Services Authority. Prior to specializing in risk management, Edward was a social work case manager, serving seniors in the community who have healthcare needs including long-term care case management. During this time, Edward also worked for the Canadian Forces Navy on a part-time basis.

Edward obtained his post-secondary education from the University of British Columbia, Queen’s University, and Cornell University. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW), a Master of Health Administration degree (MHA) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

Edward is excited to rejoin the LVSS board and looks forward to working with all members of the Lynn Valley Services Society and the community at large.

 

 

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, Secretary

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. 

   

Tracey Lazenby., Member at Large

Having grown up in both Europe and Vancouver, Tracey moved to the North Shore in 1990 and then finally settled with her family in Lynn Valley in 1997.  She felt very lucky to be a stay-at-home-Mum to her 3 children and volunteered for years as a PAC member and fundraiser at both Lynn Valley Elementary and Argyle Secondary schools. A few years ago, she started as a front desk volunteer at Mollie Nye House and quickly developed an appreciation for this tiny Community Centre and the community it serves. Mollie Nye House is such a very special, inclusive, welcoming, and friendly place.  As a board member, she hopes to be able to contribute and participate more fully in both Mollie Nye House and the community at large.

   

Sierra Roberts, Member at Large

Sierra has lived and grown up in North Vancouver for her entire life, and enjoys spending time with her community members. She works as a Project Manager with Indigenous communities as well as in the DTES serving lower-income women with legal difficulties. Sierra’s background is in Public Health with a degree from the University of Victoria. Sierra hopes her experience building relationships with different populations and creative solution finding will help serve her community through the LVSS. 

In her spare time Sierra enjoys finding new recipes to try and trying fancy coffees at the many different coffee shops on the North Shore. Sierra is excited to be on the board to meet and learn from new and interesting people. 

   

 


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