Leadership Victoria attracts incredibly dedicated, talented and dynamic leaders. 

We have thousands of people who have been connected to Leadership Victoria, in fact most leaders in town have a direct connection to our work.

But what makes us great is our single minded focus on staying local. 

 If you love Victoria, BC and want a fulfilling opportunity to deepen your local influence, we should talk.




President Sarah Hood, University of Victoria
Vice-President Don Evans, Our Place Society
Treasurer Amber Donaldson, Capital Regional District
Secretary Curtis M. Smith, Ministry of Environment (Alumni)

Brad Buie, University of Victoria
Garth Caters, TELUS Communications (Alumni)
Dustin Lockhart, Cridge Centre for the Family/Hotel Grand Pacific



Executive Director:  Mark Crocker

Mark brings a passion for building healthy communities and extensive experience leading projects and training volunteers doing humanitarian work all over the world.  Mark is an innovative community builder, and is always looking to develop, celebrate and support leaders who put in the hard work to build community. Mark also volunteers as a director of the New Hope Schools society, where he is working on introducing a smokeless stove design to reduce respiratory disease for families in Haiti. 

Program Manager: Stephen Twynstra

Stephen spends his time helping leaders develop values-based transformation in their organizations and personal lives. His personal leadership philosophy is to build ‘a safe place to learn and grow, together’. With over 20 years of experience in coordinating training programs and facilitating groups he is well poised to help move Leadership Victoria to our next phase as we continue to develop the influence of local leaders.  


Facilitation and Coaching Team


Edie Dittman

Cara Jones

Norma Louden

Jennifer O'Halloran

Nooreen Preusser

Roger Lesage

David Liversage


Leila Adams

Rosemary Cannon

Randy Kennett

Adelaide Jammes

Angela Neuman

Ann Ovstaas