Our Board of Directors

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Kristi Blakeway is a principal in Maple Ridge, BC.  She has worked with students in grades K-12 finding ways to educate the heart and the mind.  She is the founder of Project HELLO, a student initiative that helps the homeless reconnect with friends or family through greeting cards, phone calls and face to face reunions.  In 2014 she was named Vancouver’s Woman of Distinction for her work connecting the Community.  As a presenter on happiness, leadership and educational change she champions the idea of giving to others and finding meaning in our work and schools.  You can follow Kristi at Hopeful Learning. “The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers” Deepak Chopra

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Sean Nosek is Director of Instruction, Learning & Innovation with West Vancouver Schools. He was co-chair of DisruptED Vancouver 2014, and was identified by The Learning Partnership in 2014 as one of Canada’s Outstanding PrincipalsTM. Sean is excited by integrative thinking and non-linear approaches to learning. He regularly champions “The Art of Wandering” and believes passionately in adventure. A former literature teacher, Sean is inspired by great works and great ideas. You can follow his thinking on Zen for a Crazy World.

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Kathleen Keilty is a partner at the law firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where she practices corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance matters for public and private companies and investment dealers in a broad range of industries.   Kathleen is recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2014 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, and is also recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada – 2016, 2015 and 2014 (Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law and Securities Law). “Giving back brings a richness to life that money and possessions can’t offer. “ Kathleen is the Secretary on the 365give Board.

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Chantal Trudeau is a long time North Shore resident and dedicated educator. She has spent 30 years working for the British Columbia Ministry of Education as a teacher, administrator and now as Principal of one of West Vancouver’s largest elementary schools – Pauline Johnson. Chantal prides herself on the values she instills in her school by inspiring students to achieve their intellectual, physical, artistic and social potential through a bilingual environment that nurtures and motivates students while embracing the importance of the francophone culture. “I have witnessed the power and impact of The 365give Challenge first hand and believe that it can become one of the pillars of our school community.” Chantal is the Chair on the 365give Board.

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Lorna Nimmons has spent her career with KPMG after moving from Scotland over two decades ago. She has grown with her company from a senior accountant to Partner for the past 9 years. She specializes in the audit and accounting practice, serving public and private real-estate companies. Lorna is a proud Mother of 2 girls attending elementary schools in West Vancouver. Lorna is involved in her community as a Director and Chair of Audit & Finance Committee for the North Shore Disability Resource Center. “Giving is good for the heart.” Lorna is the Treasurer on the 365give Board.

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Tammy Lawrence Johannson was born and raised on the North Shore and resides in West Vancouver. She spent over 10 years working with government, communities, schools, sport and recreation organizations and individuals setting up structures and programs to encourage more girls and women to be physically active. Tammy also spent 5 years fundraising and event planning for Big Sisters while completing a masters degree on self-esteem and young women. She currently runs a private family foundation, volunteers with her children’s schools and stays active while raising her family of 5. Tammy is the Vice President on the 365give Board.

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Lindsay Storry was born and raised in West Vancouver and has been a teacher for over 10 years both locally and globally. She has taught grades K-3 most recently teaching grade 2 at Pauline Johnson Elementary in West Vancouver. Lindsay has been a key volunteer and advisor for the development of The 365give Challenge. She teaches the program directly in her class and coordinates the research program being conducted in Pauline Johnson on behalf of 365give. She strives to foster empathy and global citizenship in her students, as well as a strong connection to the local community.   “We make a living by what we get but make a life by what we give.” W. Churchill

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Jacqueline is the Founder of 365give. Her history includes managing her own special events company for 15 years specializing in charity functions. Her company has raised over 9.5 million dollars for organizations both locally and globally. She has sat as a volunteer Board Member for Second Harvest and Atin Afrika as well as volunteering for Out of The Cold Projects, The North Shore Spectrum Mothers Society. She is a committed West Vancouver mother of 3 young boys who have inspired her to teach children the power of daily giving. “Children can be the change the world needs.”