Vancouver Island Community Board in action

Our Vancouver Island Community Board has donated $4.65 million since 2007 to 435 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2020


Budget allocated


Local charities

Lori McLeod (Chair)

Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation

Lori McLeod joined the TELUS Vancouver Island Community Board in 2017, and served 3 years as a dedicated committee member before assuming the position of Board Chair in January 2021. Raised in Victoria, Lori is a well-known and highly regarded health advocate who has dedicated much of her life to supporting vulnerable communities and improving the quality of care for Islanders in need. 

Her longstanding commitment to supporting Vancouver Island’s aging population is exemplified by her innovative leadership supporting key organizations across BC, serving on the Board of Advisors for the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, advisory committee for the BC Seniors Strategy-Raising the Profile Project and as President of the Rotary Club of Oak Bay. As an influential voice for social change, Lori was recognized for her passionate community leadership in 2018 by Leadership Victoria.

Marshall Berkin (Vice Chair)

Vice President, Industry Solutions, TELUS

Kathy Baan

Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS

Shaye Draper

General Manager, Vancouver Island, TELUS

Scott Dutchak

Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, Sustainability and Environment, TELUS

Bob Hope

President, TELUS Community Ambassadors Club

Susan Iles

Executive Leadership Healthcare & Community

Tony Joe

Principal, The PRIME Real Estate Team, RE/MAX Camosun

Paul Latour

CEO, HeroWork Program Society

Kelly Mann

Retired Sport Executive

Carissa McCart

Director, TELUS Studios

Kate Moran

President & CEO, Ocean Networks Canada

Jennifer Sung

Senior Counsel, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)

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