Leadership Team Providing direction and operational excellence
An effective Board is vital to the operation of any not-for-profit organization. The British Columbia Borstal Association is governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is instrumental in the following capacities:
1. Determining the organization’s mission, vision and values
2. Developing current and future leaders, both Executive & Board
3. Ensuring financial longevity through it’s fiduciary responsibilities (fund acquisition, budgeting, audits, financial oversight)
4. Determining and monitoring the organization’s programs and services
5. Serving as strategic planning partners, setting policy and direction
6. Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and accountability
Tricia Collingham, Executive Director
Tricia is a seasoned leader who is highly driven with a strong commitment to excellence. She brings nearly 20 years of senior leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector, working with organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of others. Tricia’s background has provided her with strengths in strategic leadership, human resources, finance, operations, and change management. She is known for outstanding employee relations, developing strong stakeholder relationships, collaboration, communication, improving organizational processes and delivering exceptional results. Tricia understands that when people experience trauma or severe life stressors, it is not uncommon for this to have a profound impact on their lives or cause things to unravel. Her work with the BC Borstal Association is focused on the mission to improve community safety and wellness through prevention, root cause treatment, intervention, and aftercare of trauma and criminal behaviour.
Jim Malcolm, President
An engaging and authentic leader who effectively envisions and communicates strategy, builds buy-in and commitment and enlists the hearts and minds of the broader team to deliver on business objectives, with notable professional achievements across Operations, Finance, and Project Management. An energetic coach and mentor with a relentless drive to achieve personal and professional excellence and developing individuals and teams to achieve their full potential. Passionate about serving the Community in which he works and plays, previously working with groups Gilda’s Club of Simcoe-Muskoka, The United Way, Habitat for Humanity, and The Borden Family Resource Center, in both a governance and volunteer capacities. Currently the Principal of J.A.M Lean Solutions providing operational/service delivery solutions for high growth organizations, holding a CPA designation and an MBA from Queens University.
Stephen Bath, Vice President
Dr. Stephen Bath is the current Vice-President of the BC Borstal Board of Directors and has been a Board Director since 2014. He was active on the sub-committee to develop the new trauma focussed program of education and clinical counselling services. Dr. Bath is also a Member of Common Room and Standing Committees of Cecil and Ida Green College UBC. Dr. Bath is the Owner of Trustmark Research. His career spans over 30 years of broad experience with hundreds of successful marketing and social sciences research projects.
Andrew Chan, Secretary
Andrew is a senior manager with a Metro Vancouver public safety agency and has over 20 years of professional experience in the criminal justice industry. Andrew has worked collaboratively with public and private industry groups to support individuals who have been impacted by trauma throughout their lives. With extensive managerial experience working in the public sector, Andrew possesses a variety of executive skills including Human Resources Administration and Critical Incident Response Management.
Vivian Xu, Treasurer
Vivian Xu is a Controller at a private college that educates and supports Red Seal plumbing & welding trade apprentices throughout BC. In addition to acting as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director, she oversees the finance and administrative departments. Vivian enjoys being an active strategist through effectively managing resources and improving operation processes to build long term success and sustainability. Vivian is passionate about giving back to the community by serving on various NPO boards.
Angelo Bolholst, Board Member
Angelo Boholst is currently the Executive Director of South Vancouver & Richmond Health Services of Salvation Army. He oversees Hospice Care, Assisted Living & Independent Supportive Housing Facilities in both communities. He has served as General Manager and Director of Care in several seniors care homes in British Columbia. Angelo is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of nursing experience and has previously worked at Fraser Health Authority in various leadership roles. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Fredericton, Sandermoen School of Business with a focus in Innovation Leadership.
Frank Hunaus, Board Member
Graduated from UBC in 1970 with Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics. He worked 2.5 years with a Chartered Accounting firm, then was hired by manufacturing client, and earned a Registered Industrial Accountant designation in 1976. Frank still works primarily in manufacturing. Frank Hunaus has served on the Board of Directors with BC Borstal Association since 1982, including several years as Treasurer and President. He also serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of a gardening club (35 years), and the Washington State and British Columbia District of Gyro International (4 years).
Greg Duly, Board Member
Greg is President of Concorde Enterprises, a firm providing professional services to non-governmental organizations focusing on short and intermediate term gap fillings roles at the executive level. Thus far Greg has undertaken assignments in Afghanistan, Hong Kong and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prior to this, Greg worked for more than 30 years with Save the Children and Care International as Country and Regional Director managing teams of up to 2,000 staff across 19 countries in Asia and Africa. Greg led multiple humanitarian responses across Asia including Save the Children’s the 2004 Tsunami, the 2009 Nargis cyclone, the 2014 Haiyan cyclone, the 2015 Ebola response in Liberia and also the Ebola response in the Congo in 2019. Greg oversaw the implementation of Save the Children’s Juvenile Justice programme in Uganda from 1999 to 2002. Greg is experienced at running large organizations in complex, fast changing settings, leading strategy planning, risk management, institutional fund raising, donor relations and talent development.
John Grywinski, Board Member
John has over 35 years experience within the Criminal Justice System in law enforcement and education. He has been a committed community volunteer and part of the British Columbia Borstal Association, Board of Directors, since April 2009 and has served in the capacity of Secretary and Director. John’s work background and experiences have allowed him to develop a gambit of community stake holders throughout the province. His personal experiences interacting with individuals suffering from trauma has continued to empower him to commit to the BC Borstal Association Board of Directors. John enjoys giving back to the community in which he grew up in and is happy to be part of a passionate Board of Directors focused on improving the lives of others.
Murray Penner, Board Member
Murray Penner has over 10 years of experience in Senior Management with expertise in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Food Service Sales, and Marketing & Culinary Services. Murray is currently the Vice President of Purchasing with Northland Properties. Previously he worked for over 28 years with Gordon Food Service in various roles including Director of Multi Unit Sales and Director of Marketing and Procurement. Murray holds a Marketing Management Diploma and is a current member of TEC537. Murray joined the BC Borstal Board of Directors in 2019 and is passionate about serving the community. He spent six years on the Board of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society as a Director and Chairman of the Board. Murray was also closely involved in Habitat for Humanity while at Gordon Food Service as a committee member and fundraising contributor to the cause.
Parveen Mann, Board Member
Parveen Mann is a seasoned human resources professional with over 25 years’ experience working in a variety of complex, multi-stakeholder, public sector environments throughout BC. Helping people and organizations achieve success can be traced back throughout her career. Whether it’s working at Community Social Services Employers’ Association for over 14 years, supporting student success at Capilano University, or promoting strategic human resources services to WorkSafeBC operations, Parveen is committed to making a positive contribution in the lives of others. Parveen has experience in over 50 labour negotiations with a variety of unions. Her current specialization is in creating engaging workplaces by aligning employees to the strategic and corporate vision. Prior to her current volunteer work with the BC Human Resources Association, Parveen was the Vice Chair at Harbourview Daycare. Parveen is delighted to direct her expertise to support BC Borstal in its effort to reduce the impact of crime in our communities through support and assistance to everyone touched by traumatic events.
Dr. Vladimir Ismailov, Board Member
Expansion and restructuring expert offering more than 25 years of combined Director- and C-level experience; an impressive history of cost containment, reductions, improvements, and innovations; and rich expertise in strategic planning, fiscal oversight, team-building, and government / community collaboration. Knack for instituting the processes and controls needed to protect financial integrity and manage risks by leveraging deep knowledge of accounting (US GAAP, IFRS, and some regional standards), budgeting, treasury management, and procurement. Vast banking and investment experience that encompasses an assortment of investments (e.g., venture capital and endowment funds) ranging in size up to $65 million.
British Columbia Borstal Association
Serving our community since 1948