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Our Board

Our Board of Directors

Our volunteer board brings experience, passion, insight, and intellect to the table.

The Immigrant Welcome Centre’s board of directors oversees our executive activities and sets policy and direction for the organization. They are elected by our membership and their work is vital to our success.

If you would like to contact the board, please email them at

Immigrant Welcome Centre Campbell River Courtenay Newcomers Immigrants Board

Board of Directors

Doug Preston


Gillian Normandin


Lonni Baker


Nina Baksh


Heather Clarke


Karen Evans


Each of our board directors has taken the #DifferentTogether pledge. Learn more about the pledge, as well as how to become a member and other ways to support our organization and mission.

Download MISA 2021-2024 Strategic Plan (infographic)

Download MISA’s most recent Annual Report. Find the previous years’ reports here.

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