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Culture Shift Advisory Council

The Culture Shift project is guided by the input and support of 31 business and government leaders.  These high-level ambassadors act as an advisory body and provide multi-sector support, leadership and direction.

Addie Gillespie  
Camp Pacific, Creative Director

Andrea Reimer  
City of Vancouver, Councillor

Anne Giardini  O.C., Q.C.  
Simon Fraser University, Chancellor
Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, Chair   

Brenda Gershkovitch
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland, Executive Director
(Former) Silicon Sisters, Founder

Cairine MacDonald     
Executive Leadership - Business and Government  
(Former) Deputy Minister

Chris Bolton      
The Next Big Thing Foundation, National Youth Ambassador

Daphne Bramham      
Vancouver Sun, Columnist

Erin Treloar      
Raw Beauty Talks, Founder

Dr. Eva Busza
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Vice-President, Research and Program

Fiona Douglas-Crampton    
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education, President and CEO

Fiona Macfarlane       
Ernst & Young, Managing Partner, British Columbia and Chief Inclusiveness Officer
University of British Columbia, Board of Governors

Haroon Rashid  
Paradigm Gateway Ltd, Director
Vancouver Board of Trade, Board Member

Dr. Jason Winters      
Clinical Psychologist
University of British Columbia, Instructor, Psychology of Human Sexuality

Jennifer McCarron     
Atomic Cartoons, President

Kasari Govender
West Coast LEAF, Executive Director

Leah Shumka    
University of Victoria Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator
University of Victoria, Instructor, Dept. of Gender Studies

Lorimer Shenher
Author, Speaker
Action Figure Communication, President
(Former) Vancouver Police Department,  Lead Detective, Vancouver Missing Women Case

Mia Thomsett    
Camp Pacific, Creative Director

Michelle Osry
Deloitte, Partner

Nicole Read      
City of Maple Ridge, Mayor

Patricia Shields
Education Consultant

Penny Ballem    
University of British Columbia, Clinical Professor of Medicine
(Former) City of Vancouver, City Manager
(Former) Deputy Minister of Health

Rhada Curpen
Bennett Jones LLP, Vancouver Managing Partner

Richard Berrow
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Partner 

Dr. Ruth Grimes 

Saleema Noon   
Sexual Health Educator and Author

Sandy Garossino       
National Observer, Editor
Red Hood Project, Founder
(Former) Crown Council

Tim Manning
Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Valerie Lambert 
Big Brothers of Vancouver, Executive Director

William Azaroff 
Vancity, Executive Lead, Member Experience and Community Engagement
Modo Co-op, Board Chair

Zoya Jiwa 
As We Are Style, Founder