Vancouver Island Branch


Chair – Staci Hunter-Noble
Treasurer – Nancy Baker
Secretary – Robin Love
Branch Representative – Maxine Gibson
Members at large: David Turner, Doug Woodall, June Preston, Elaine Story, Susan Lees,  Gary Brandstadt, Donna Dippie, Barbara Boer,
Susanne Dannenberg, Rosemarie Dufresne, Wendy Weeks.


POLITICAL ADVOCACY: Seeking/Speaking Justice to Power
Speaker and Facilitator: Michael Crawford, MSW, RSW, President of BCASW and former Instructor in Social Work at Thompson Rivers University. Michael will share advocacy skills and strategies in dealing with government and service ministries and assist Branch members in prioritizing their advocacy concerns.

Light refreshments provided. Admission by donation
Monday November 26, 2018, 5.30pm to 8pm
Yakomovich Centre, 1454 Hillside Avenue, Victoria B.C.

RSVP via e-mail to Maxine Gibson:

Hosted by: Jane Taylor Lee, ED, Family Services of Greater Victoria ( & David Lau, ED, Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Center, (
Offices: Family Services of Greater Victoria, Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Center, Oasis Society for Spiritual Health
Members: Victoria Social Innovation Centre, a new model for Vancouver Island

Thursday, Dec. 6/18, 4:30 to 8:00 p.m.
1004 North Park, Victoria.

There will be a short intro & tour of the main floor by Jane Taylor lee & David Lau. Please bring your favorite appetizer finger food to share and bring your own wine, beer, or spirits if you wish.

RSVP is required by Dec. 4/18 to Maxine Gibson:

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