Board of Directors

BCAAFC’s Board of Directors

The BCAAFC’s Executive Committee includes seven voting officers elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting, inclusive of a representative from the Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC). There are also two non-voting advisors, BCAAFC Executive Director and an Elder Advisor from the BCAAFC’s Elders Council. The Executive Committee volunteers their time to advise and work with the BCAAFC on the memberships strategic direction and building relationships with government and other stakeholders to improve the quality of life for Indigenous Peoples in BC.

Dr Sharon McIvor

Executive Director: Conayt Friendship Society – Smithers

Joanne Mills

Vice President
Executive Director, Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association (FRAFCA)

Calvin Albright

Executive Director, Kermode Friendship Society

Victor Tom

Executive Director, Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society

Shyla Elgie

Youth Representative
Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council
Prince George Native Friendship Centre

Anna Zanella

NAFC Representative
Executive Director: Friendship House of Prince Rupert Association.

Matthew Baran

Executive Director, Ookanake Friendship Centre

Kari Hutchison

Assistant Executive Director, Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Fabian Alexis

Vice President, North Okanagan Friendship Centre Society

Elijah Mack

Conayt Youth


Debbie Williams

Executive Director, Hii ye yu Lelum Society House of Friendship
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