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ISSofBC’s board of directors is a body of elected members who jointly oversee the activities of the organization.

The board’s underlying purpose is to carry out the ISSofBC Mission Statement: Helping immigrants build a future in Canada.

The board’s responsibilities include:

  • Governance of the Society
  • Strategic Vision and Development
  • Fiduciary Oversight

Annual General Meeting

ISSofBC holds an Annual General Meeting (AGM) within six months of the end of the fiscal year. The AGM is an opportunity to:

  • present ISSofBC’s Annual Report;
  • conduct the business of membership
  • celebrate the contributions and successes of ISSofBC over the previous year, and;
  • introduce ISSofBC bursaries to recipients and present their awards.

At the Annual General Meeting on September 21, 2017, the following persons were elected to ISSofBC’s Board of Directors (2017-2018).

Jim Tallman President
Jack Wong 1st Vice-President
Joann McKinlay 2nd Vice-President
Nicolas Lozovsky Treasurer
Brandon Hastings Secretary
Naomi Linklater Member-at-Large
Maria Braungart Director
V. Setty Pendakur Director
Sasha Ramnarine Director
Joseph Chan Director
Catherine Der Director

Read the biographies of all of our board members.