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: Sherry McCarthy, Dawn McGuire-Reeves, Nathan Thornton, Dr. David Coupland, Dave Boyd
Third Row: Dr. Robert Wolanski, Sean McCue, Don Tamelin, Cathy Dyck, Don Hubbard, Brock Dykeman, Jeet Manhas, Ross Fraser, Joyce Smith
Second Row: Karla Harris, Bruce Williams, Jason Nelson
Front Row (Executives): William Litchfield, Rob Grey, Michael Walker, Grant Starko, George Hrabowych
Missing: Dr. Ralph Nilson, Dan Hurley, Jim Olsen, Cor Buys
Chair: Grant Starko
Vice-Chair: Rob Grey
Secretary: David Coupland
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