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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 2023-24 program year have now closed.


SCS Executive Committee 2023-24

Co-Chair
 

Meredith Moll

Meredith Moll
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Co-Chair
 

Sheh Shojaee

Sheh Shojaee
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Strategic HR & Business Leader

Vice-Chair
 

Jeremy Hardern

Jeremy Hardern
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Certified EOS Implementer
OnTrack Business Coaching Ltd.

Immediate Past Chair

Kim Osborne

Kim Osborne
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Partner
Chemistry Consulting

SCS Advisory Committee 2023-24

May Amero

May Amero
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Controller
MBS Equipment Company

Doug Chiu

Doug Chiu
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Partner
Hammerco

Kate Dergousoff

Kate Dergousoff
LinkedIn

Manager, Digital Advisory
MNP

Amy Fell

Amy Fell
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Program Head, Advanced Diploma, Business Management
BCIT

Suzanne Girard

Suzanne Girard
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Community Liaison
Pacific Yacht Charters

Colby Harder

Colby Harder
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Vice President
ET Group

Trevor Koot

Trevor Koot
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CEO
BC Real Estate Association

Jeffrey Lo

Jeffrey Lo
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Director & Group Lead, Commerical Banking
Scotiabank

Joel Peterson

Joel Peterson
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Founder and Managing Director
Arbutus Search Group

Angela Rodenburgh

Angela Rodenburgh
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Founder & CEO
Ladder Up Inc.

Ramin Shadmehr

Ramin Shadmehr
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Dean, Fine & Applied Arts
Capilano University

Tracey Swain

Tracey Swain
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Regional Director
The CFO Centre Canada

Fernanda Whitaker

Fernanda Whitaker
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Director, Partnerships
Innovate BC

Sherry Zhao

Sherry Zhao
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Regional Director, Pacific
Mitacs