Board of Directors

We’re currently looking for new board members!

Positions open include: Treasurer, Secretary, Program & Events Director and Director-at-Large!

Roles differ but all require being comfortable with or willing to learn to work with technology as we rely heavily on emails and video conferencing!

If you’re interested in learning more about the roles and responsibilities of any these positions please contact Luwam at

General Inquiries: Contact Us.

2020 – 2021 Board of Directors

Position Name Contact
President Robyn Paches
Vice President Luwam Kiflemariam
Secretary VACANT
Treasurer VACANT
Civics (Planning) Director Derek Macdonald
Civics (Planning) Co-Chair Jared Candlish
Communications Director Logan Fechter
Events & Programs Director VACANT
Garden Director VACANT
Hall & Recreation Director Lisa Brown
Membership Director Allison Rosland
Social Advocacy Director Marc Workman
Volunteer Coordination Director Carrie-Anne Cyre
Director at Large VACANT
Director at Large VACANT
Director at Large VACANT

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. Board meetings are traditionally held the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Grace Lutheran Church (9907 114 St NW).
    • Some positions have seasonal time commitments.