Enhance West Van is a registered charitable Society following a Community Governance Model. The Society’s Board of Directors are residents of West Vancouver who demonstrate :

  • a commitment to community ownership, significant volunteerism and citizen engagement
  • the know-how and energy to fundraise beyond what the District contributes.
  • the ability to identify and implement enhanced services to our diverse West Vancouver community.
  • experience in partnering with public, non-profit and private agencies to maximize our access to skills and resources.

★ Appointed 2024

CHAIR: PETER KATEVATIS
Peter Katevatis

Peter is the Incoming Chair and sits on the Finance Committee for Enhance West Van.

Peter has been an Investment Advisor since 1996 and currently works at Echelon Wealth Partners. He creates custom investment solutions to ensure financial goals are achieved on a journey filled with happiness and comfort.

Peter is born and raised in Vancouver, and moved to West Vancouver in 2002. He enjoys life in Dundarave with his family with his sons attending WVSS and Irwin Park Elementary. Peter is fan of all sports with a belief that physical activity is a key ingredient to good health. He coaches soccer with the West Van Football Club while also playing hockey, tennis, hiking, SUP, skiing, and can be often spotted running slowly on the seawall.

TREASURER: VITALINA LYSSOUN
Vitalina Lyssoun

Vitalina is a Board Director of Enhance West Van and Treasurer for the West Vancouver Child Development Centre. 

Vitalina is a Chartered Professional Accountant with multi-national experience in consulting, mining and real estate.

Vitalina speaks four languages and has visited over 50 countries but believes West Vancouver is the best place to call home! She lives in Eagle Harbour with her husband and two boys who can normally be found at the beach, park or participating in various programs with the community centres.

SECRETARY: SANDY TREAGUS
Sandy Treagus

Sandy is a Board Director of Enhance West Van.  He is a certified Chartered Accountant, and Chief Financial Officer of Conair Group Inc. He has a varied and long career in construction  management, retail management, resort and leisure, technology and manufacturing.

After emigrating with his young family to Canada in 1999, Sandy spent 5 years in Whistler before moving to West Vancouver in 2004.

As his family grew up in West Vancouver, Sandy was active in youth sports coaching including track, soccer and rugby at school and club level. He continues to enjoy the Community Centre’s many offerings, and is an avid triathlete, skier and tennis player.

DIRECTOR: BRUCE CAMPBELL
Bruce Campbell

Bruce is an incoming board member and Director on the Finance Committee for Enhance West Van.

Bruce has built a career in the financial services industry for over 25 years and is the Principal of Bezemer & Campbell Financial Group. Raised in Alberta, and a graduate of the University of Alberta, Bruce and his wife Kim moved to Vancouver in 1993 and have lived in West Vancouver since 1998. In his spare time, he enjoys a variety of sports including tennis, running, and skiing. He and his family have all appreciated and benefited from the community centres and various sporting associations available in West Vancouver.

DIRECTOR: CAROL FRASER
Carol Fraser

Carol has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, coupled with working as a Business Coach empowering small businesses to thrive and succeed.

Currently, she contributes to the Public Engagement Advisory Panel with the District of West Vancouver. Previously, she served on the Hollyburn Country Club Board for 7 years, including 2 years as Chair and chaired the PAC at Rockridge Secondary.

Originally from Northern NB and a graduate of the University of Ottawa, Carol has resided in West Vancouver for over 15 years. In her free time, she enjoys exploring North Shore trails, cycling, playing tennis and pickleball, skiing, and engaging in community activities with her partner and kids.

DIRECTOR: JANET HICKS ★
Janet Hicks

Janet was born and raised in West Vancouver, and has also raised her two boys in the West Vancouver community. Janet has a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges facing the community.

Janet has a Masters of Education degree from San Diego State and many years of experience in both public and private education sectors. Janet has worked for thirty years in West and North Vancouver School Districts mainly as a curriculum coordinator and a Vice Principal. Janet also consults internationally with the International Baccalaureate Organization evaluating schools and training teachers.

In her free time Janet enjoys a variety of sports including skiing, hiking the North Shore with her two dogs and spending time with her family skiing Whistler.

DIRECTOR: TERRY HONCHARUK
Terry Honcharuk

Terry is an incoming Board member and a Director on the Governance Committee.

Born in Vancouver, Terry is a life-long North Shore resident, and has lived with his wife and two children in West Vancouver for 20 years where they continue to enjoy all the amazing experiences that the mountains, beaches, woodlands, and recreational facilities have to offer.

Terry studied at UBC and Dalhousie University, and is a lawyer practicing in the areas of employment, labour, and human rights; he runs a consulting firm with his wife that specializes in Respectful Workplace education, executive coaching, and workplace investigations.

Terry is thankful for the opportunity to serve and give back to the community through Enhance West Van.

DIRECTOR: LEILA JEHANI ★
Leila Jehani

Leila is caring, passionate and a connector who is fully invested in community engagement promoting diversity, inclusion & equality.

Currently she is a Sr. Relationship Manager of Commercial Banking with RBC Royal Bank, managing a diversified portfolio of mature Commercial business, providing tailored financial advice to sophisticated and complex business structures.

She has built a strong reputation as a huge advocate for community and a strong believer that Together Everyone Achieves More! She believes everyone should bring their expertise, knowledge and skills in helping communities to prosper.

Leila & her husband are long term W. Vancouver residents, blessed with two children born and raised in N.Shore

DIRECTOR: JOANNE McKENNA
Joanne McKenna

Joanne is Board Director of Enhance West Van and a member of the Community Engagement & Outreach Committee. She has been involved in the development and delivery of the Forum for Dialogue and Learning that is hosted by Enhance West Van.

Joanne has lived in West Vancouver over 20 years. She has led the Child Care Working Group, served as a member of the Library Board, and works on neighbourhood committees for the Horseshoe Bay Park Revitalization and the Local Area Plan initiatives.

She has nearly 30 years of business experience, with a broad knowledge and understanding of government, governance, Indigenous Relations, policy and environmental issues.

DIRECTOR: RON NAIRNE
Ron Nairne

Ron is a Board Director of Enhance West Van. He has practiced law in the field of civil litigation for three decades, and is a co-founder of Sager Nairne, a West Vancouver law firm.

Ron was born and raised in West Vancouver, attending West Bay and Hillside Secondary Schools. Although he lost his way and left West Vancouver for a number of years, he returned in 2010. 

Outside of work, Ron enjoys coaching his daughter’s soccer team, hiking the local trails, and sailing.

DIRECTOR: REZA NAZARINIA ★
Reza Nazarinia

Reza Nazarinia is the CEO and Founder of the Sales Lab by NBV Inc., a Director and Executive Committee member with the Intellectual Disabilities Society of North and West Vancouver and is the Vice President and a Board Member with the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society.

A seasoned and respected business professional, he has a solid track record of driving growth and increasing market share across diverse industries, along with a distinguished 23-year career strategizing and leading sales and marketing operations for fortune 500 organizations.

He is a hands-on leader with expertise unifying people for a common goal and vision. Reza is always looking to support others and help in any way that he can.

Reza grew up on the North Shore and currently lives in West Vancouver with his wife and three children. He has his undergraduate and graduate degree in business from Simon Fraser University.

DIRECTOR: CHARLES PIERCEY
Charles Piercey

Chuck is a Board Director of Enhance West Van, and serves on the Governance Committee.

Chuck is a lawyer and partner with Ratcliff LLP in North Vancouver. He started his legal career in the development industry and transitioned to practicing real estate, business and estate planning law in 1992. 

Chuck and his family have been residents of West Vancouver since 1996 and he has been active as a director and hockey coach with the West Vancouver Minor Hockey Association since 2012.

DIRECTOR: JATINDER SIDHU
Jatinder Sidhu

Jatinder is a Board Director of Enhance West Van, and sits on the Development and Communications Committee.

He was employed for 21 years with BBC News on TV, radio and online and has worked around the globe on features, investigations and breaking news. 

Jatinder moved to West Vancouver with his physician wife and three elementary-aged kids from London, England in 2018.  His UK volunteer roles included Beaver Scout Leader, and sitting on the public oversight committee for London’s Pentonville prison.

Here in Canada he advocated for and launched Parkrun in Ambleside – a free weekly event that encourages residents of all ages to exercise outdoors, and make new social connections. He raises puppy trainees for BC Guide Dogs, and was appointed in 2020 to the Board of Trustees for West Vancouver Memorial Library.

In his spare time Jatinder, drags his family outdoors to enjoy North Shore’s amenities for biking, skiing and kayaking.

DIRECTOR: SANDY SULL
Sandy Sull

Sandy is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and graduate from Laurentian University. She recently joined Drax Renewable Energy as the Operations Finance Manager of their Canadian Operations for wood pellet manufacturing.

Aligned with her leadership abilities within various groups, Sandy aims to engage and develop team members for future growth and career advancement.

In addition, Sandy is a dedicated and passionate advocate for sustainability, environment and social causes that impact her community directly.

DIRECTOR: TERESA SUN
Teresa Sun

Teresa is a seasoned investment professional and entrepreneur with expertise in investment management and business development. She has held significant positions at HFT Investment Management and Everbright Securities in China, as well as Barclays Wealth and Lehman Brothers in the United States. Teresa is also the founder of Moicco International and its clean skincare brand, BareBearBerry, based in Vancouver.

Teresa holds an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from Stanford University and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Mount Holyoke College. She is a CFA charter holder and actively volunteers with the Stanford OVAL program.

Teresa and her husband Herb moved to West Vancouver in 2019, where their children attended Irwin Park elementary schools and Irwin Park Tree house. They embraced the outdoor lifestyles that West Vancouver offers, enjoying the natural beauty and recreational opportunities the area provides.

DIRECTOR: ISABELLA TABA
Isabella Taba

Isabella is a Board Director of Enhance West Van. She is an experienced engineer, and the chief strategy officer at Implant Genius, a company that leverages AI technology to improve dental implants.

As an avid private pilot, Isabella pursued a successful career in aerospace engineering. She worked with industry giants like McDonald Dettwiler and Urthecast and is proud to have worked on the earth observation project for the international space station.

Isabella has served as CEO and COO with exciting start-ups that make the world a better place. She is a member of Engineers without Borders helping those affected by natural disasters. She has raised funds to provide clean water in rural areas in the Middle East, and volunteered with the homeless in Vancouver.

Isabella has an MBA from Cornell and Queens University, an MSc in Aerospace Engineering, an MSc in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering.

DIRECTOR: YANG WANG
Yang Wang

Yang is a Board Director of Enhance West Van. He is a real-estate developer in West Vancouver and holds a master’s degree in business management from the UBC, and a bachelor degree in engineering from the University of Southern California.

Yang has also been serving as a committee member with various organizations including the District of West Vancouver and West Vancouver Foundation.

Yang serves as a board director at the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, North Shore Multicultural Society, and the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Yang is also the organizer of West Vancouver’s popular Asian New Year celebrations. In his spare time, Yang is a USPA level -1 polo player.

COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE: LINDA WATT
Councillor Linda Watt

Councillor Watt is the Enhance West Van council representative.

Linda is an energetic community advocate and longtime resident of Horseshoe Bay. She raised her two sons here on North Shore, and has a long record of community service.

She has demonstrated her commitment to improving the lives of the residents of West Vancouver.

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