Sara A. Levine, Q.C., Board Chair
Sara Levine practices law in Vancouver, advising clients in both the public and private sectors on issues of governance, risk management, health law and policy, freedom of information and privacy. She has substantial experience in privacy compliance and ethics; developing data sharing structures and agreements; commenting and consulting on privacy and health legislation; and strategy and board governance. Her public education work on privacy law and policy matters includes creating two public education websites about privacy rights in BC, co-authoring a leading reference work on privacy law and policy, presentations to groups and conferences, speaking in the media, and participation in consultations with, and submissions to, government. Ms. Levine holds a B.A. from UBC and a J.D. from Queen’s University. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014.
Bill Chan currently sits on the Board of Directors of Vancity Credit Union, Canada’s largest community-based credit union with over 560,000 members and $33 billion in assets. He is Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Governance and Risk Committees.
Mr. Chan has over 25 years of executive management experience with Encorp / Return-It depots and was their Senior Vice President and CFO. He directed, managed and led a dynamic team to deliver a convenient, effective recycling network of Return-It depots for beverage containers, used electronic products and other consumer packaging. Mr. Chan’s career path has focused on building a successful program that brings together financial sustainability and being environmentally and socially responsible. His formal education includes a Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA), a MBA from Asia Pacific University and the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D).