Board of Management

Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00 - 9:00pm in the Conference Room and on Zoom and are open to the public. There are no meetings in July and August.

All committee meetings, including Executive Committee meetings, are open to the public.


Upcoming Board Meetings

September 11, 2024

October 9, 2024

November 13, 2024


Board of Directors - 2024/25

Executive Members

Pamela Dudas, President

Craig Ollenberger, Vice President

John Flipse, Treasure

Ariela Friedmann, Member at Large

Norm Leech, Member at Large



Margaret Buxton

Tom Chang

Susanne Dahlin

Pat Hogan

Vera Jones

Adrienne Nicholas

Nicki Simpson

Terumi Squibb

Naina Varshney


Youth Representatives



Staff Representative




Timothy McMillan, Vancouver Public Library

Peter Odynsky, Vancouver Park Board

Rose MacKenzie, Vancouver School Board

Maddie Lafleur, Community Education


Board Liaisons

Tom Digby, VPB Commissioner

TBD, VSB Trustee

TBD, VPL Board Trustee

TBD, Vancouver City Councilor



Cynthia Low, Executive Director

Jeremy Shier, Manager of Administrative Services

Jacky Hughes, Manager of Child Care Services

Suzette Amaya, Manager of Operational Change

Marina Montiel-Mahseredjian, Office Administrator


Honourary Board Members

Michael Clague

Maurice Egan

Thelma Lindsay

John Minichiello

Margaret Mitchell