Skills Canada British Columbia

2017 Board of Directors

The Skills Canada BC Board is made up of volunteer Directors, who are elected on to the Board at the Annual General Meeting. Directors hold a two year position on the Board with the option for re-election after their term has finished. In keeping with Board policy on good governance, individuals interested in being nominated to the SkillsBC Board are required to submit a letter of intent, a current CV and Skills Matrix prior to the annual deadline determined each year.

Skills Canada BC Board of Directors

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Executive Committee

John Haller
Okanagan College Foundation

F. Abigail Fulton, B.A. LL.B.
Executive Director
Construction Foundation of BC

David Kalaski

Cory Williams
Advisor, Program Standards
Industry Training Authority

Past President
Kelly Betts
Coordinator, South Vancouver
Island School District Partnership
Camosun College


Dawn Minty

Sandra Bitz

Allan Bruce

Sabine Just
Director of Training
Independent Contractors and Businesses Association

Adrien Livingston
Training Co-ordinator

Doug J. MacLaren

Glynis Steen
Vancouver Island University

Dr. Mark Salopek
Thompson Rivers University

Larry Richardson
Director of Training

Shawn Boyd
Regional Manager
Houle Electric

Jason Jung
AScT Manager, Professional Practice & Development


Elaine Allan, BA, MBA – Executive Director

Making sense of big data and managing the bottom line.

Elaine Allan is a non-profit executive who has created training and learning opportunities for thousands of frontline workers throughout the province of British Columbia.

By making sense of big data and leveraging new technology Ms. Allan has led non-profit organizations through phases of unprecedented growth.

Ms. Allan has hosted regional and provincial roundtables to help standardize service delivery for vulnerable populations.

Ms. Allan has held key leadership positions with: Shelter Net BC, the John Howard Society, the Salvation Army and Correctional Service Canada.

Bill Yang – Competitions, IT Services

Competitions, IT Services.

Bill joined Skills Canada BC in January of 2008 and is responsible for all aspects of Skills Canada BC Competitions Registration, Alumni, & IT Administration.

Bill graduated from BCIT in 2007 as a Software Systems Developer and earned a Bachelors in Engineering Science degree from Shanghai University.

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