Board of Directors


 

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Andrew Dilts
President

Andrew Dilts is deeply interested in innovation, growth, and organizational development, and the positive role that organizations can have on the world around us. He works as business lawyer with MLT Aikins LLP, is an Ambassador for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, and contributes to numerous boards and organizations across Canada.

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Mark Haney
1st Vice President

Artistic director of The Little Chamber Music Series That Could and Composer in Residence at Vancouver’s Mountain View Cemetery, Mark is deeply motivated by issues of Canadian identity, culture, and community. For over 20 years Mark has played double bass in a variety of genres, but interdisciplinary, collaborative work is where his heart is. As a composer,  Mark is best known for “Aim for the Roses”, an avant-garde double bass suite that tells the true story of Canadian daredevil Ken Carter.

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Gillian Crouch
2nd Vice President

Gillian is a lawyer with the firm of Burns Fitzpatrick, practicing primarily in the areas of wills and estates, collaborative family law, general corporate law, and real estate.

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Trevor Brady
Treasurer

Trevor is a long time Yaletown resident, with just a brief break while he and his wife lived in London, England for three years. Trevor is a Director in RBC Capital Markets’ investment banking group, where he works with Vancouver based companies as they consider capital raisings or other strategic initiatives. Since having children, Trevor has appreciated the opportunity to connect with other new parents through the many activities and programs run through the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Center. Trevor graduated, with honours, from the University of British Columbia’s Commerce program in 2003.

Andrea Han
Andrea Han
Secretary

Andrea and her family moved to Yaletown in 2011 and have loved every minute since. With two young children, they find themselves at the Roundhouse regularly and appreciate the truly amazing staff who make the Roundhouse so special. Andrea enjoys volunteering for children’s events at the Roundhouse and getting to know other families in the area. Andrea currently works at UBC’s Centre for Teaching. Learning and Technology as the Strategic Director for Curriculum and Course Services.

Simma Bakare
Director

The Roundhouse, its staff, and the neighborhood collectively have been an essential part of Simma’s family for years―especially with regards to raising four children in Yaletown. They have relied heavily on the facility and Simma is grateful to be in a position to now contribute to its betterment. Amongst other artistic pursuits she is currently working towards her masters in Educational Psychology. Her undergrad has had a specific focus on child psychology with introductory interests in mindfulness.

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Aleya Bhaloo
Director

Aleya is a realtor with RE/MAX Crest Realty Westside and a Yaletown resident.

Blake Chersinoff
Director

Connecting, engaging and changing communities for the better. As a member of the Vancouver Police, Blake has responded to emergency calls, built relationships, solved problems, and currently leads the Granville Community Policing Centre. As a board member of the Roundhouse, he is inspired to deliver a remarkable community centre experience that brings people together. Blake lives and works in the neighbourhood that he serves.

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Sukhi Ghuman
Director

Sukhi moved to Yaletown in 2011 and is a frequent visitor to the Roundhouse with her family. Sukhi has volunteered with various arts organizations and was a board of director with the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration (VIBC) Society for 12 years. Sukhi is also the founder of the Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF) Network, a networking group dedicated to empowering young girls and South Asian women. Sukhi works as a Marketing and Events Manager at the University of British Columbia, and is a lifestyle photographer.

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David Jensen
Director

David is the Chief Designer and Principal with D. Jensen & Associates, a design firm based in Vancouver.

Steve Jones
Director

Steve works with Western Economic Development Canada‘s Business Development and Trade department. He is a resident of Yaletown.

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Adrian Mitescu
Director

Adrian is currently working as a Business Analyst at TELUS. He is also a professional librarian/information professional, having worked in local academic and news libraries, and he has years of experience in serving on professional and non-profit boards. Adrian holds a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, Boston.

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Sila Sahin
Director

Sila and her family moved to Yaletown in 2015. She is a frequenter at Roundhouse:  you can see her attending classes during the daytime, volunteering at performances in the evening, and still finding time to conduct Board business. Sila is a policy adviser and program manager in international economic development, with an MA in International Political Economy, and a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick (UK).

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Sabrina Royer
Director

Sabrina Royer is a Yaletown resident, who is focused on contributing to the community that she lives in. Sabrina is a business lawyer with Bennett Jones LLP and holds JD degree from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.

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Ryan Sahota
Director

Ryan Sahota, CPA, CA is one of the founding partners at Pacific Chartered Advisors LLP, specializing in business analytics, finance and tax advisory. In his spare time, Ryan is a car and motorcycle enthusiast and also loves to take advantage of all the outdoor activities that Vancouver has to offer. A firm believer in giving back to society and the local community, Ryan is a director with the Delta Chamber of Commerce, and previously was on the board of the Stroke and Recovery Association of BC and the Queen’s Park Healthcare Foundation. He looks forward to sharing his experience and expertise with the Roundhouse.