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VIU Foundation

The purpose of the Vancouver Island University Foundation is to oversee management of the Foundation's endowment and, working with the Office of Advancement & Alumni, raise money to support VIU's scholarship and awards program and VIU fundraising activities.

The Vancouver Island University Foundation was founded in 1994 (originally as the Malaspina Foundation) to manage the university's endowment and raise funds to support VIU. The Foundation is a registered charity - 88733 3482 RR0001 (1994).

2014-2015 VIU Foundation Board of Directors

2014/2015 VIU Foundation Board of Directors

Back to Front/Left to Right

Back Row:  Dawn McGuire-Reeves, Rob Grey, Brock Dykeman, Don Tamelin, Nathan Thornton, Dr. David Coupland

Third Row:  Joyce Smith, Jeet Manhas, Cor Buys, Cathy Dyck, Jason Nelson, Sherry McCarthy

Second Row:  Karla Harris, Ross Fraser, Dave Boyd, George Hrabowych, Don Hubbard

Front Row (Executives):  William Litchfield, Jim Olsen, Bruce Williams, Michael Walker, Grant Starko, Dan Hurley

Missing: Dr. Ralph Nilson, Dr. Robert Wolanski, Wahid Ali, Sean McCue

Executive Committee

Chair: Michael Walker

Vice-Chair: Grant Starko

Secretary/Treasurer: Jim Olsen

Past-Chair: Bruce Williams

Executive Member: George Hrabowych

Executive Member: Rob Grey

VIU President and Vice-Chancellor: Dr. Ralph Nilson

Executive Director of University Relations: Dan Hurley

VIU Foundation Executive Director: William Litchfield