PQCF News

Susanna Newton

Susanna Newton

Susanna joined the Board in May 2020. Susanna has worked most of her career in the non-profit sector and has been with District 69 Society of Organized Services (SOS) for over 25 years. She became Executive Director of SOS in January 2018. Susanna was born and raised in Finland and

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Patrick Weber

Patrick Weber

Patrick retired in 2014 as Managing Broker and Partner in RE/MAX Anchor Realty, and serves as a Director for the Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation. He also serves as a Director with Qualicum Beach Seniors’ Activities Centre Association; Kiwanis Housing Society (Parksville and Qualicum Beach), and French Creek Residents Association. Patrick is

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Tanya Mueller Smith

Tanya Mueller Smith

Born and raised in Smithers, BC, Tanya is community-focused and cooperative-minded. She spent her high school years volunteering with various community initiatives, including initiatives in Kelowna and Nepal in 2011. Tanya left Smithers in 2007 to pursue education at UBC, where she completed her BA in Psychology, with a Minor

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Brent Johnson

Brent Johnson

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

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Kari-Lee Burnham

Kari-Lee Burnham

Kari-Lee joined the Board officially in May 2019, prior to that she has been assisting the treasure since 2008. Kari-Lee is an accountant with Brent Johnson CPA Ltd. She has been involved in all areas, from year end preparation, personal income tax returns and every aspect of bookkeeping. Kari-Lee possesses

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Len Townsend

Len Townsend

Len was born, educated and married in Winnipeg, then he lived in Edmonton and Sherwood Park Alberta, Kamloops, and Deep Cove North Vancouver. He has worked in Real Estate, Engineering, and Management, and eventually retired from his role as Senior Executive at CN Rail. He then moved to Qualicum Beach

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