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Victoria Community Board in action

Our Victoria Community Board has donated $3.95 million since 2007 to 373 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2018


Budget allocated


Local charities

Explore our Victoria Community Board's latest projects

Social innovation gives youth a chance

Supporting technology that creates the best opportunities for young adults with developmental disabilities.

Helping Dorian achieve his full potential

The TELUS Manitoba Community Board is supporting Spence Neighbourhood Association’s mission to educate and empower youth living in one Canada’s most marginalized postal codes.

Mel Cooper

President, Melco Management Ltd., Member, Order of Canada and Order of British Columbia

A member of TELUS’ corporate board for 15 years, Mel Cooper has been guiding the TELUS Victoria Community Board as chair since 2007. His community leadership roles include the 1986 World’s Fair in Vancouver and the Victoria Commonwealth Games.

During his 56-year broadcasting career, Mel was named BC Broadcast Citizen of the Year, BC Broadcaster of the Year, and was President of the BC Association of Broadcasters. Mel is a former Honourary Director and Special Advisor to the David Foster Foundation. He is also the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Victoria’s Leadership Awards and the United Way of Greater Victoria.

Marshall Berkin (Vice Chair)

Vice President, Customer Relationship & Solutions Management, TELUS

Kathy Baan

Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS

Norma Cameron

Owner & Non-profit Consultant, The Narrative Company

Malcolm Crow

Director, Sales, TELUS

Shaye Draper

General Manager, Vancouver Island, TELUS

Cheryl Fitzpatrick

Former Vice President, Shell Chemicals Americas Inc.

Susan Iles

Executive Leadership Healthcare & Community

Tony Joe

Principal, Tony Joe & Associates Real Estate, RE/MAX Camosun

Paul Latour

CEO, HeroWork Program Society

Catherine Lau

Senior Counsel, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)

Cairine MacDonald

Executive Leadership - Business, Government & Community

Kelly Mann

Retired Sport Executive

Peter Mason

Co-owner, Pacific Rim Wellness

Lori McLeod

Executive Director, Eldercare Foundation

Marty Schubert

Fundraising Coordinator, TELUS Community Ambassadors – South Vancouver Island