Joan is a CPA, CA who for the past 14 years worked in the not-for-profit sector. She was most recently the Director of Finance, Facilities and IT for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice where she was responsible for strategic financial issues, construction and development of a second hospice and all matters related to IT. While there she won the 2015 BC CFO Award in the not-for-profit category. She also has experience in quality improvement initiatives. She is currently on the board of the Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division, and The Centre for Collaboration, Motivation and Innovation.