Board of Directors

We’re currently looking for a Garden Director!

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 Kelly-Dawn at

General Inquiries: Contact Us.

2021 – 2022 Board of Directors

Position Name Contact
President Robyn Paches
Vice President Kelly-Dawn Clarahan
Secretary Jeanne Wood
Treasurer Imran Ahmad
Civics Director Daniel Morin
Civics (Planning) Co-Chair Vacant
Communications Director Carolyn Stangeland
Events & Programs Director Robyn Wilson
Garden Director Rinde Johansson
Hall & Recreation Director Lisa Brown
Membership Director Allison Rosland
Social Advocacy Director Marc Workman
Volunteer Coordination Director Meghan Hickey
Director at Large Tristan Donnelly
Director at Large Maureen Renaud
Director at Large Phil Wilson

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.