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A major contributor to the success of the Scale-up Centre for SMEs (SCS) will be the active involvement and commitment of Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Members, particularly those who volunteer their time and expertise to the SCS Advisory Committee. The following criteria is used to evaluate whether or not an individual is suitable to join:

  • Expertise in a given field that will advance the goals and Vision of the SCS
  • Willing to provide thought leadership on program initiatives, work alongside high-performing individuals, and advance programs through expertise, time and/or partner engagement
  • Must be a current Member of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

How to apply

Advisory Committee applications are reviewed by the Program Executive Committee and submitted to the Directors of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade who must approve all appointments.

Subcommittee applications are reviewed and appointed by the Program Executive Committee.  

Applications for the 2021-22 program year have now closed.


SCS Executive Committee 2021 – 22

Chair

Kim Osborne

Kim Osborne
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Partner/Owner
Chemistry Consulting Group

Vice-Chair

Meredith Moll

Meredith Moll
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Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Harbour Air Group

Vice-Chair

Sheh Shojaee

Sheh Shojaee
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Director, Operations & Strategic HR
CPHR BC & Yukon

Immediate Past Chair

Amy Fell

Amy Fell
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Program Head, Advanced Diploma, Business Management
BCIT

BOD Rep.

Karen Hardie

Karen Hardie
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Vice President - Global Sales
Rocky Mountaineer

SCS Advisory Committee 2021 – 22

Michael Damiani

Michael Damiani
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Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais

Tomica Divic

Tomica Divic
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Vice President, Operations
Innovate BC

Philip Edgell

Philip Edgell
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President
Vantage Technologies

Peter Guo

Peter Guo
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Partner, BC Enterprise Risk Services Leader
MNP

Mina Haghighi

Mina Haghighi
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Manager, Business Development
Futurpreneur Canada

Jeremy Hardern

Jeremy Hardern
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Professional EOS Implementer
OnTrack Business Coaching

Jane Hope

Jane Hope
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Manager, Marketing and Communications
Aisle

Gavin Jones

Gavin Jones
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Founder
Nicli.io

Jen Mielguj

Jen Mielguj
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Program Associate
Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster

Humphrey Ng

Humphrey Ng
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President
Juuga Marketing

Hilary Schmitt

Hilary Schmitt
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Business Consultant
Aqurus Solutions

Clare Waters, ICD.D

Clare Waters, ICD.D
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Executive Advisor, High Impact Firms
BDC

Sherry Zhao

Sherry Zhao
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Team Lead, BC & Yukon, Business Development
Mitacs