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A major reason for our Programs' success has been the active involvement and commitment of our Members, particularly those who volunteer their time and expertise to the Advisory Committees.

The following criteria is used to evaluate whether or not an individual is suitable to join:

  • Expertise in a given field that is relevant to the respective committee you are interested in applying for.
  • Willing to provide thought-leadership on program initiatives, work alongside high-performing individuals, and advance program through expertise, time and/or partner engagement.
  • Must be a current member of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and have prior engagement with our Programs

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. 

Applications for the 2023-24 program year have now closed.


WTC Executive Committee 2023- 24


Chair

James Howey

James Howey
LinkedIn

Manager, Business Development  
Air Canada


Vice Chair

Marcela Cota

Marcela Cota
LinkedIn

Director Technical Services
Vitalus Nutrition - Abbotsford


Vice Chair

Jamil Jaffer

Jamil Jaffer
LinkedIn

Business Development Officer
Natu'oil Services Inc.


Past Chair

Robin Dhir

Robin Dhir
LinkedIn

President
Twin Brook Developments Ltd.

 

Staff Representative

Rochelle Flores

Rochelle Flores
LinkedIn

Senior Manager
World Trade Centre Vancouver

Staff Representative

Joyce Tang

Joyce Tang
LinkedIn

Director
World Trade Centre Vancouver

 

WTC Advisory Committee 2023-24

Janelle Bell

Janelle Bell
LinkedIn

Founder
QALI Hair Extensions

Stephanie Booth

Stephanie Booth
LinkedIn

Vice President Commercial Financial Services
RBC

Allison Boulton

Allison Boulton
LinkedIn

Vice President
Digital Global Innovation Cluster

George Cadman

George Cadman
LinkedIn

Shareholder and Counsel
Boughton Law Corporation

Jacquie	Griffiths

Jacquie Griffiths
LinkedIn

CEO
Invest Vancouver

Kavi Huliyappa

Kavi Huliyappa
LinkedIn

Strategic Partnership Manager
Purolator

Brad Liski

Brad Liski
LinkedIn

Co-founder and CEO
Tru Earth

Rajkumar Padmawar

Rajkumar Padmawar
LinkedIn

CEO and Founder
ASASoft Canada Inc

Hilary Schmitt

Hilary Schmitt
LinkedIn

Business Consultant
Aqurus Solutions Inc.

Jason Tse

Jason Tse
LinkedIn

Executive Director, BC Chapter
MAPLE Business Council 

Kory Wood

Kory Wood
LinkedIn

President
Kikinaw Energy Services Ltd.

Joslyn Young

Joslyn Young
LinkedIn

Manager, External Relations
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Program Partners:

Global Partners:

Air Canada https://www.purolator.com/en/home.page