Brent is a founding member of the Foundation, and currently serves as the Treasurer and a Director.

Brent was born in Brandon Manitoba, and at the age of 19, his family moved to the Okanagan and settled in Peachland where he attended Okanagan College. His accounting career started in Penticton with Rutherford Bazett, a CA (Chartered Accountant) firm.

In September 1978 Brent achieved his CGA designation and in the fall of 1979 moved to Qualicum Beach to join Barclay Tarr Walters CGA firm. In 1985 Brent formed his own firm and continues to work as Brent Johnson CPA Ltd.

In 1998 Brent achieved his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and is proud to give client’s independent financial planning advice and direction in realizing their goals and dreams. Also, in 1998 Brent was extremely proud to be named “Business of the Year” by the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce.

On February 21, 2018, Brent received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Brent’s hobbies include travel, working in his yard, spending time with his grandchildren, and his two Yorkshire Terriers.