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 (VHF) is a registered charity that promotes the appreciation and conservation of historic places in Vancouver. VHF does this by creating opportunities and resources to learn about Vancouver's history and heritage places, and providing practical support for the successful conservation of historic buildings and sites.


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 5 pm to 7 pm.

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 members:

  • Up to 15 voting Directors are 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 30, 2023

  • David Dove
  • Herb Evers
  • Ruth Fast
  • Alison McNeil
  • Stephen Mikicich
  • Laura Saimoto
  • Alyssa Schwann
  • Shauna Towriss

Terms expire April 30, 2024

  • Kendall Andison
  • Monique Badun
  • Kathleen Larsen
  • Michael MacLean
  • Neil Morris
  • Timothy Yeung

Liaisons (non-voting)

  • Councillor Colleen Hardwick, Council Liaison
  • Zlatan Jankovic, Senior Heritage Planner
  • Mollie Massie, Chair, Vancouver Heritage Commission

Contact the Vancouver Heritage Foundation

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

Phone: 604-264-9642

Fax: 604-264-9643