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Board Committees

Board Committees
Executive Committee

Board Members: Hendrik Van Ryk (Chair, President), Karen Biggs (Vice President), Riz Gehlen (Secretary-Treasurer), Aly Devji (Past President),
Staff: Terry Lake – CEO

Governance Committee (also serves as Nominating Committee)

Board Members: Karen Biggs (Chair, Vice President), Riz Gehlen, Christine Elliott, Ann Marie Leijen, Aly Devji, Hendrik Van Ryk (President)
Staff: Terry Lake (CEO)

Finance and Audit Committee

Board Members: Riz Gehlen (Chair, Secretary-Treasurer), Gavin McIntosh, Hendrik Van Ryk (President), Aly Devji
Staff: Terry Lake (CEO), Department of Finance & Membership (Cora Schupp)

Events  & Recognition Committee

Board Members: Hendrik Van Ryk (Chair), Karen Biggs (Non-profit & Assisted Living rep, CCHL Liaison), Aly Devji, Wendy Calhoun
Members at Large: Lance Bennewith (For- Profit Rep), Danny Birch (Home Health Rep.), Jared Bespalko (Title Sponsor Rep), Rick Smith (Commercial Member Rep)
Staff: Department of Events & Administration (Cathy Szmaus)

Membership Services and Engagement Committee

Board Members: David Hurford (Chair), Aly Devji (Non-profit Rep), Riz Gehlen (For-profit Rep & EngAge BC Rep), Christine Elliott, Hendrik Van Ryk (President, ex-officio)
Members at Large: Brent Glasgow-Brown
Staff: Department of Public Affairs (Mike Klassen), Department of Finance & Membership (Cora Schupp)

Health Human Resources Committee

Board Members: Erroll Hastings (Chair), Lisa Kelly, Erin Beaudoin, Hendrik Van Ryk (President, ex-officio)
Members at Large: Rene Koerner, Rebecca Jarvis, Karen Foster, Michael Aikins, Gayle Anton, Wendy Scott, Denise May
Staff: Department of Policy & Research (Lara Croll)

EngAge BC Member Council

Members at Large: Ron Pike (Chair), Jackie Reiners (Vice Chair), Kris Coventry, Stasia Hartley, Riz Gehlen, Celeste Mullin,  Michael Neumann, Sharon Ranalli, Lina Saba
Staff: EngAge BC (Rebecca Frederick)

Board Liaisons

Office of the Seniors Advocate: Erin Beaudoin
Health Employers Association of BC: Erroll Hastings
SafeCare BC: Michael Neumann
Canadian College of Health Leaders: Karen Biggs
FAN/RSAC: Erroll Hastings
Vancouver Coastal Health Admin Group: Gavin McIntosh and David Hurford
Denominational Health Association: Erroll Hastings and Ron Pike
Vancouver Island Seniors Health Area Network (VISAN): Erin Beaudoin
Interior Health Authority Admin Group: Lisa Kelly
EngAge BC Liaison: Ron Pike
Canadian Association for Long Term Care (CALTC): Aly Devji
Alberta Continuing Care Association: Al Jina
BC Health Care OH&S Society: Karen Biggs