- Executive Board Members
- Board Members
Executive Board Members
President - Adrienne Hook
Ms. Hook currently holds the position of Executive Director, Health Authority Services with the The Health Employers Association of BC. Adrienne has in excess of 20 years of Health Care experience For the past 18 years she has worked in progressively more complex roles; the vast majority of her career working in complex labour relations environments with multiple unions and numerous stakeholders. Prior to her position with HEABC, Adrienne lived in her hometown of Victoria. Her organisational assignments have included implementing Attendance Management Programs and designing Critical Incident Response Toolkits for Managers...more
Treasurer - Janette Lyons, C.M.A., BCom.
Ms. Lyons is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Powerex. Janette has held several senior and financial management positions for a number of organizations over the span of her career and most recently was with BCTC in the role of Manager, Budgeting, Forecasting and Analysis.
Prior to this appointment, she was the V.P. Finance at Wakefield Homes. Janette has a B.Comm (Finance) from University of Western Ontario, a C.M.A. (Certified Management Accountant), and a Leadership Development Certificate from Western Ivey School of Business. Ms. Lyons has over 20 years experience as a financial professional and her key strengths include strategic planning, process improvement utilizing Six Sigma and financial management. Janette is married with two children and resides in West Vancouver.
Secretary - William Dyer
Mr. Dyer has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Disability Management Professional as well as being a Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional. Bill has worked in the insurance sector for over 23 years, focusing primarily on early intervention and disability management programming. Before establishing his own consulting firm of Dyer & Associates in 2008 he has held a number of senior positions within the industry...more
Marisa Cornacchia, BA, RN, COHN (C), DOHS
Ms. Cornacchia is a registered nurse with a specialty in critical care and occupational health nursing. She has a Bachelor of Arts from York University with a focus in psychology and sociology, a Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety from McMaster University and is currently completing a Masters in Business Administration at Columbia Southern University. She is an active member of the Canadian Occupational Health Nurses Association and is licensed to practice nursing in Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia. more
Ken Craig, PhD
Dr. Craig is Director of the Health Research Resource Office in the Office of the UBC Vice President Research, Chair of the Behavioural Research Ethics Board (B) and a Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. At UBC he has served as Director of the Graduate Programme in Clinical Psychology, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, CIHR Senior Investigator, and Distinguished Scholar in the...more
Sylvie Gelinas, BSc, MA
Ms. Gelinas has a Masters degree in Disability Management and is a Human Resources Advisor Team Lead for FortisBC (formerly Terasen Gas). As the Human Resources Advisor for the Distribution group at FortisBC, Sylvie provides a range of integrated Human Resources consulting services to support individual, team and organizational performance. She also provides advice on employee relations...more
Stan Jung, DC, FCCRS (C), FABDA
Dr. Jung is a Chiropractic Specialist Consultant in Rehabilitation and a Forensic Consultant. He is a Fellow of the College of Chiropractic Rehabilitation Sciences (FCCRS) and a Fellow of the American Board of Disability Analysts (FABDA). His practice is predominantly (approximately 95%) working with chronic pain patients involved in motor vehicle collisions. He was the Director of Rehabilitation at the (former) Thorson Health Centre...more
Mieke Koehoorn, PhD
Dr. Koehoorn is an Associate Professor in the School of Population and Public Health and an Associate Faculty member with the School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia. She also holds an appointment with the Institute for Work and Health, Ontario. Mieke is the past...more
Mr. Kube has over 20 years of experience in occupational and public health, workplace safety, regulatory affairs, workers compensation, disability and risk management. As a Senior Consultant with Stantec his principal area of practice is workplace safety, health and productivity, risk management, corporate governance and auditing. Doug works with clients to identify and prioritize risks and to help them understand the human, social and economic costs of disability. He works with employers... more
Liz White, CEBS
Ms. White is the Director, Group Underwriting for Pacific Blue Cross, responsible for risk evaluation and pricing for group benefit plans. She has worked in the insurance industry for 35 years, with experience in claims management and administration, as well as underwriting. Her current leadership role involves strategic planning and budgeting, driving and measuring results, critical thinking, and active support of change and improvement. Liz is a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) and a Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)...more
Lisa McGuire, CRSP
Ms. McGuire is the Executive Director of the FIOSA-MIOSA Safety Association of BC , formerly the BC Food Processors Health & Safety Council. Her primary responsibility is to carry out the strategic plans and policies established by the FIOSA-MIOSA Board. The FIOSA-MIOSA is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to address challenges and opportunities specific to food & beverage processing and manufacturing and to set industry standards for health and safety in BC. The FIOSA-MIOSA mission is “to foster commitment among employers to improve workplace health and safety”...more
Jories Timmers is the IT Director and CIO at Powerex, the Energy Trading arm of BC-Hydro, where he leads a team of 60 personnel in Vancouver, Canada. His specialization in IT Strategy and Security, Project Management, Compliance, Audit and Governance has been gained over 20 years and he has worked internationally in the Netherlands, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland and Canada. He has degrees from the Delft University of Technology in Computer Engineering, an MBA from McGill and holds the PMP, CISA, CISM and CISSP certifications. Jories is past president of the CIO Association of Canada’s Vancouver chapter, a not-for-profit community of IT leaders whose mission is to facilitate networking, sharing of best practices and executive development. In his spare time, Jories enjoys outdoor activities with his wife and son.
Past Board of Directors
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