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).
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Back Row: Dr. Ralph Nilson, Don Hubbard, William Litchfield, Jeet Manhas, Joyce Smith, Michael Walker,
Dr. Robert Wolanski
Front Row: George Hrabowych, Karla Harris, Don Tamelin, Grant Starko, Cathy Dyck, Sean McCue
Missing: Dave Boyd, Ross Fraser, Rob Grey, Jason Nelson, Jim Olsen, Nathan Thornton, Bruce Williams
Chair: Grant Starko
Vice-Chair: Rob Grey
Secretary: Don Tamelin
Treasurer: Nathan Thornton
Past-Chair: Michael Walker
Executive Member: George Hrabowych
VIU President and Vice-Chancellor: Dr. Ralph Nilson
VIU Foundation Executive Director: William Litchfield