Our Board of Directors represent four BC regions and various housing types. They serve a maximum of two three-year terms, and participate on committees and task forces. To contact our Board, please email

Mike Gawliuk

Region: Interior

Organization: CMHA Kelowna



Andrea Blakeman

Region: Vancouver Island

Organization: Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society



Julia Payson

Position: Board Chair

Region: Interior

Organization: CMHA – Vernon and District Branch


Angela Hudson

Position: Vice-Chair

Region: At-Large

Organization: Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island


Lynda Edmonds

Region: Lower Mainland

Organization: Fraserside Community Services Society



Makenna Rielly

Region: Vancouver Island

Organization: Victoria Women’s Transition House



William Azaroff

Position: Treasurer

Region: At-Large

Organization: Brightside Community Homes Foundation


Shayne Williams

Region: At-Large

Organization: Lookout Housing and Health Society



Monique Nelson

Position: Secretary

Region: Lower Mainland

Organization: posAbilities


Michelle Martins

Region: North

Organization: Tamitik Status of Women Association



Luanne Ruotsalainen

Region: North

Organization: Dakelh & Quesnel Community Housing Society



Alita Tocher

Region: At-Large

Organization: M’akola Housing Society