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).
Christina J. Cook
Christina J. Cook is a First Nations woman; specifically, she is Status Indian and a proud member of Brokenhead Ojibway Nation. Ms. Cook is a lawyer and was called to the bar in 2010. During her legal practice Ms. Cook has worked as in-house counsel for a large national insurer; private practice in both British Columbia and Manitoba; and most recently as a senior policy lawyer. Her past experience is broad, including work in the areas of civil litigation, regulatory matters, and policy. She has appeared at all levels of Court in Manitoba and has appeared in the BC Supreme Court and BC Provincial Court. Active in her community Ms. Cook has extensive board experience, community service and volunteer experience including Founder and Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum (CBABC), Current Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia, Director of the Pacific Association of First Nations Women, Past Chair of the Canadian Defence Lawyers D&I Committee. She holds her Bachelor of Arts from University of Winnipeg and her Bachelor of Laws Degree from University of British Columbia.