Vancouver Heritage Foundation Board of Directors

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The responsibilities of Vancouver Heritage Foundation Board of Directors are to:

  • Increase private and public sector involvement and investment in the conservation of heritage resources
  • Distribute funds according to developed allocation processes
  • Develop policies for VHF programs
  • Manage the assets of VHF
  • Engage in fundrasising activities
  • Promote VHF to the public,
    sponsors, donors, and planned giving professionals

Vancouver Heritage Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to supporting the conservation of Vancouver's heritage buildings through education, public awareness, and granting activities. VHF activities include workshops, lectures, tours, publications, and granting programs to paint, restore, and maintain designated heritage properties in Vancouver.


Meeting frequency

The board typically meets once a month on varying Mondays. Meetings take place at the Vancouver Heritage Foundation's office in downtown Vancouver, and generally run from 4:00 to 6:00pm.

Board meetings are not open to the public.

Time commitment

Members should expect to spend at least 5 hours a month on board-related duties outside of meetings. All meetings require preparation.


The board consists of up to 18 Directors:

  • 15 voting members appointed by City Council from individuals with qualifications or backgrounds in a wide range of areas.
  • Three non-voting members:
    • One City Council member
    • One Senior Heritage Planner
    • Chair of the Heritage Commission

Every board member is eligible for reappointment. No member may serve more than 10 consecutive years.

Board of Directors


Terms expire April 2018:

  • Chris Gorczynski
  • Heather Keate
  • Michael MacLean
  • Jim Ross
  • Rick Stonehouse
  • Barbara Vanderburgh

 Terms expire April 2019:

  • Stacy Bhola-Reebye
  • David Dove
  • Robert Lemon
  • Alison McNeil
  • John Quinton
  • Karen Russell


  • City Council: Councillor George Affleck

Contact the Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Mailing address
402 - 510 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L8

Phone: 604-264-9642

Fax: 604-264-9643