Board of Directors

Meet the people who serve on our Board of Directors. They guide our efforts to improve service and care, fund and advance research, educate the communities we serve and mobilize support for the disease.


Jennifer Hystad (Chair) - Partner, The Howe Group

Karen Tanaka (Vice-chair) – COO, Vancouver Chinatown Foundation

Douglas Easton (Secretary/Treasurer) – DGE Portfolio Consulting, Managing Director 

Paul Blanchet – Vice-President, iCompass Technologies (retired)

Wyman Chin –  SVP and Chief Information Officer, Pacific Blue Cross

Sheri Hundseth - Director of Indigenous Relations & Community Engagement, St. Paul’s Hospital

Amy McCallion – Corporate Secretary, BC Hydro Board of Directors

Raman Johal - Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Jim Mann  – Dementia advocate

Shauna Olney  – Member, UN International Civil Service Commission 2022-2025


We’re always searching for fresh perspectives and lived experience for our Board of Directors. Discover the incredible potential for professional growth and positive impact by getting involved. To learn more, email