Mentor

Farnaz Farrokhi

Farnaz Farrokhi

Manager of Communications, City of Nanaimo
Dr. Jivi Saran

Dr. Jivi Saran

Executive Coach
Julie Bevan

Julie Bevan

Manager, Culture & Events at the City of Nanaimo
Maeve O’Byrne

Maeve O’Byrne

Principal/Executive Cumhacht Coaching and Consulting Services

Maeve has a MA in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on conflict and leadership, a certification in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University (RRU) with a PCC coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Janina Stajic

Janina Stajic

Communications and Public Engagement

Janina Stajic has more than 17 years of experience in communications and community engagement.

Erin Hemmens

Erin Hemmens

City of Nanaimo Councillor
Kristy Williams

Kristy Williams

Physician

Kristy is a family physician working in Nanaimo, on Coast Salish Territory. She gets jazzed about collaboration, mental health, social justice, sustainability, and learning about people’s stories.

Kaye Broens

Kaye Broens

Real Estate Agent

Kaye Broens, 2019 VIREB President, launched her career in real estate in 2007, when she began working as an assistant with Taddy Owen-Flood Ltd. in Victoria.

Sheila Malcolmson

Sheila Malcolmson

Member of Legislative Assembly British Columbia

Sheila Malcolmson Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia Parliamentary Secretary for Environment.

Joan Spencer

Joan Spencer

Revenue Manager, Days Inn