Board of Directors

 

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Margaret Fraser, 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.

   

Matina Spiropoulos, Vice President

Matina joined the LVSS board in October 2017. She is serving on the Brand Recognition Committee. This committee shares information with the public, on various platforms, about what LVSS does in the Mollie Nye House, to serve the Lynn Valley Community.

She has a variety of business experience from writing for the North Shore News to sales on Cypress Mountain to volunteering for many local non-profit organizations.  She contributes planning, communications, budgeting, sales and customer service experience to the LVSS board.

Matina brings a non-traditional approach to volunteer work, always trying new ideas to incorporate volunteers to LVSS. She believes in the value of giving back to our growing community and serving the needs of the Lynn Valley residents.

While born and raised in Montreal, Matina has lived in Lynn Valley for almost 20 years. She enjoys taking pictures and telling stories. She is committed to sharing the benefits of LVSS to the community.

Matina is inspired by the work of LVSS board and the successful implementation of policy and programs generated from positive teamwork. She is pleased to be involved with LVSS and to be part of the active and vibrant Lynn Valley community.

   

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. 

 

   

Sharon Lisette, Secretary

Sharon has spent the last 25 years working in the engineering world as an Executive Assistant.  She now works part-time for a promotional products firm in North Vancouver. 

Sharon cares deeply about her community and is currently a volunteer at Loutet Farm and Hendry Hall Theatre.  She and her husband are beekeepers in North Vancouver and currently have bee hives at the Queen Mary Community Gardens. Together they founded BeeFriendly Native Bee Conservation Society and educated many North Shore residents about all the bees, including many elementary school students. Sharon's yard is full of bee friendly plants and she also has a beeswax candle making company.

   

Andrea Winterbottom, Member at Large

Andrea was born and raised in the Black Forest region in Germany and has been a Lynn Valley resident for more than 30 years, together with her husband and two daughters. Andrea works for Vancouver Coastal Health as a program coordinator and yoga teacher for seniors and she offers a weekly lunch program at Mollie Nye House. Andrea joined the LVSS board in July 2016. She understands the,need for all ages to find connections in the community and she is excited to bring her expertise and enthusiasm to the board at LVSS. Andrea enjoys collaborating with fellow volunteers and hopes to make a positive impact in her community.

   

Rebecca Morse, Member at Large

Rebecca joined the LVSS board in October 2016.  She is a lawyer with 15 years of experience in commercial litigation and estate litigation.  She has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court and the British Columbia Court of Appeal.  Rebecca has also represented clients in matters before the High Court of Justice of England and Wales.  Although Rebecca has spent most of her life in British Columbia, she is a relatively new resident to Lynn Valley and moved to the neighbourhood with her family in 2015.  She is pleased to be involved with LVSS and to be part of the active and vibrant Lynn Valley community.

   

Jen Olson Lund, Member at Large

Jen has spent the last 30 years working in varied environments in Canada, New Zealand and the US. 

Jen has been involved in a number of Boards for organizations that were growing or re-envisioning themselves. She is driven by seeing a positive ripple effect and the collective impact on our communities that come from learning together.

Jen spends time with her two daughters, running and hiking with her dog, as well as studying and practicing holistic nutrition. Jen was drawn to Lynn Valley in 2005 by the mountains, the lifestyle, and the vibrant community.

   

 


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