Board & Advisors
DreamRider Productions is overseen by an active and engaged Board of Directors that helps set our vision and that guards our values on behalf of the public trust. The board works with us in a collaborative leadership model, offering expert guidance to our visionary Executive Director as she fulfills our mandate to instill a conservation ethos in every school-age child in Canada.
We also have a strong and broad-reaching Advisory Board, which supports the DreamRider mission with fresh ideas, feedback and outreach, and good advice when we need it.
The members of both of our boards are community leaders who have been chosen for their expertise and their passion for creating positive change (and by our good old-fashioned instinct for knowing a great asset when we meet one).
The DreamRider Board of Directors
President, Kate Sutherland
Social Entrepreneur, Author, Organizational Change Consultant
Secretary, Jeff Vander Clute
President, North America, Sourcing the Way Inc.
Treasurer, Jonathan Varkul
CA, CPA & Principal, Jonathan Varkul Leadership Guidance
The DreamRider Advisory Board
Digital Consultant, Nudge Consulting
Partner, Varnum Law
Director of Risk, Vancity
Executive Lead, Vancity Community Investment Bank
Director of Digital Media Technologies, University of British Columbia
Prof of Professional Practice School for the Contemporary Arts/Director SFU Woodward’s Cultural Unit, Simon Fraser University
Owner & Principal, Illume Consulting
Lawyer, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Momentum Consulting, formerly with Sauder School of Business
Team Lead – Solid Waste Planning, Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
Partner, Renewal Funds
Producer & Director, Off Island Media
The DreamRider Teacher Advisory Council