Board of Directors
As of October 2017
David has lived in the south Vancouver Island area since 1970. He has been a
decades-long volunteer in the communities he has lived in with his
family. He retired in 2006 after 36 years as a classroom teacher and
elementary school administrator. David and his wife live in Sooke, where
he was on Council from 2008 to 2011. He has been on the PCFSA Board
since April, 2009.
Jacobson- I am a long term member of PCFSA’s Board of Directors, and
have served as the Board Chair 3 separate times.Marg is married with 2
grown children and 4 grown grandchildren. My husband and I have lived in
Langford since 1972. Marg is a retired RN and worked in a Care Home for
17 years, most of those years as part of the Management Team.
Alison is a retired lawyer who ran a private family law business for decades.
She sings in a choir and performs at seniors’ housing complexes.
Dan Spinner is a long time social entrepeneur, consultant to Canadian and US non-profits and an executive coach. Dan has over 30 years in non-profit mangement including a number of key appointments including Vice President of a major Toronto area hospital and as Vice President at Royal Roads University. Dan has managed Fondations with over $80 M in assets and overseen eight different building projects for non-profits.
Director - Del Manak
Del Manak is the Chief of Police with the Victoria Police Department and in his 27th year of policing. He is a graduate of the FBI's National Academy Program and the Dalhousie University Police Leadership Program, holding concentration certificates in Administration, Law and Justice, Service Delivery and Supervisory Skills. In 2014, Del was appointed Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. In addition, he is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal and the Police Exemplary Service medal.
Director - Ravi Parmar
Ravi was a leader in the student community in High School and was successful in his campaign for a new Belmont High School. Since graduating he has worked at the office of NDP MLA John Horgan and is an elected School Trustee. He is continuing his studies.
Director - Norma Strachan
You can read our 2015 annual report here
You can read our 2014 annual report here.