Board of Directors

2017-2018

General Inquiries: Contact Us.

Position Name Contact
President Lisa Brown president@olivercommunity.com
Vice President Craig Lidstone info@olivercommunity.com
Secretary Erin Wright secretary@olivercommunity.com
Treasurer Mary McPhail info@olivercommunity.com
Civics (Planning) Director PM Edmond info@olivercommunity.com
Volunteer Coordination Director Angelika Matson info@olivercommunity.com
Make Something Oliver Director Anika Gee info@olivercommunity.com
Garden Director Justin Keats garden@olivercommunity.com
Communications Director Lauren Veroni info@olivercommunity.com
Programs & Events Director Hossein Zahiri info@olivercommunity.com
Hall Redevelopment Director Blaine Kovacik info@olivercommunity.com
Membership Director Luwam Kiflemariam info@olivercommunity.com
Directors Gregory Cook
Simon Yackulic
Marc Workman
info@olivercommunity.com

General Roles and Requirements for Oliver Community League Board Members:

  • A director is expected to be fully informed on community league matters and participate in discussions and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy.
  • Commit to the work of the organization.
  • Review the board’s conduct and monitor its performance to ensure compliance with bylaws and policies.
  • Speak positively of the League and assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, committees and communities to enhance the leagues mission.
  • Orient new board members.
  • Prepare for and arrive on time for all required meetings.
  • Develop, monitor, review and approve all policies and other recommendations received from the board, its standing committees and staff.
  • Review the bylaws and recommend changes to the membership.
  • Participate in the development of the leagues organizational plan, annual review and budget.
  • Approve the budget and other financial matters.
  • Prepare and present required reports at board meetings.
  • Prepare and present an annual report at the annual general meeting.
  • Minimum Time Commitment:
    • 5 hours/month to attend and prepare for board meetings and read associated e-mails. Meetings are traditionally held the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Oliver community hall.
    • Some positions have seasonal time commitments.
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