Leadership Victoria attracts dedicated, talented, and dynamic leaders. Thousands of people in the community and across the country have been connected through Leadership Victoria. Most local leaders have a direct connection to our work.
Mark is a dynamic communicator on culture, community-building, values, and international development. His background as a humanitarian development worker reveals a passion to build healthy communities in Canada and around the world. Mark has extensive experience in organizational leadership and is always looking to develop, celebrate, and support leaders who put in the hard work to build community.
Vice President, Program Committee
Penny has held many varied corporate leadership roles across Canada and the US. She has most enjoyed those roles that involve the challenges of transforming business and managing change. Penny serves as a Board VP and Programming Committee Chair.
Vice President, HR Committee
Joanna is a CPHR and works as the Director of HR for Community Living Victoria. She also develops/facilitates private HR training with a focus on managing within a unionized environment, and hosts a LR roundtable through CPHR BC & Yukon.
Secretary, Governance Committee
JULIANNE VAN DYK
Julianne received her CPA designation in 2020 and works for a local public practice firm. Born and raised on the island, she enjoys all aspects! Her favourite place to spend time is Shawnigan lake.
Leading one's self is the key, as once we understand who we are and what we believe, we are then prepared to help other people in teams, organizations and communities to reach for their best possible future.