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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the group of volunteers who guide the Vancouver Community Network’s policy directions. They are elected once per year by the VCN membership at an annual general meeting.

Email to the Board may be sent to: board@vcn.bc.ca

You can learn more about what’s involved in being a VCN board member.

The current Board, elected by the Membership at the 2012 Annual General Meeting is as follows:

✔ Craig McLachlan

Craig McLachlan has been active for a number of years as an organizer and advocate for injured and disabled workers, both provincially and nationally. He is the founder of the CompoNet Website, a resource site for worker’s compensation issues. Craig has considerable experience in facilitating email lists,internet communication and online meeting and organizing, and looks forward to the opportunity to contribute to the growth of VCN.

✔ Travis Keyworth

Travis Keyworth is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Kwantlen University College. He has 7 years of experience in the public accounting field, working with a variety of owner managed businesses, small to medium sized public companies, not-for-profit and co-op organizations. Travis works as a Supervisor for a medium sized firm of chartered accountants in Burnaby, BC and is responsible for maintaining client relationships, organizing jobs and projects, monitoring staff and reviewing work of junior staff members and providing ongoing feedback to these individuals. Travis appreciates the value of the services and opportunities that VCN provides to local communities and looks forward to contributing to the future growth and success of the organization.

✔ Brendan Houle

Brendan Houle is a local business owner and entrepreneur. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Victoria and has also completed a Global Management Program studying cross cultural relationships at National Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan), Johannes Kepler University (Austria) and UVIC. Past volunteer experience includes committee work developing new branding strategies and updating promotional material for one of Vancouver’s oldest non-profit organizations.

Over the past 15 years Brendan has participated in many local online communities and continues to be passionate about the free use and availability of online communication tools.