Chair Joshua Radcliffe, Banking
Vice-Chair Anne Kinvig, Human Resources and Operations
Treasurer and Finance, Audit & Risk Committee Chair Nick Argue, Real Estate
Secretary Jaspreet Dhillon, Banking
Director Maureen Lee, Education
Director Tracey Evans, Human Resources
Director Edwin Fok, Accounting
Director Julie Menten, Employment Law
Director Ahmad Soleiman, Financial Planning
Board Members Biography
Joshua Radcliffe, Chair
Josh lives on the North Shore with his young family and is proud to have the opportunity to service as Chair of the Board of Directors of CMHA NWV. Josh has volunteered with the St. Paul’s Inner City Youth Program as well as the Breakfast Club of Canada in the Downtown East Side of Vancouver. It was through this volunteer work that Josh recognized the need for mental health services in his own community and sought to join CMHA NWV. Currently, Josh is the Head of Business Management, Western Region, for HSBC Bank. Throughout his career, Josh has gained valuable leadership and project management skills that he believes will lead to the future success of CMHA NWV, a strong and resilient Board of Directors & a North Shore community that continues to grow together.
Anne Kinvig, Vice-Chair
Anne is a seasoned senior executive with 30 years of leadership experience, most recently in the position of Chief Operating Officer with Pacific Blue Cross. Prior to assuming this role Anne has held leadership positions in the area of Human Resources and Labour Relations, both at Pacific Blue Cross and Canadian Airlines. In addition to her strong leadership and management skills, Anne possesses a strong understanding of Board Governance and Oversight. In addition to serving on the Board of CMHA NWV, Anne also serves on Coast Mountain Bus Company, Pacific Salmon Endowment Fund Society, and Vancouver Native Health Society and also has her ICD.D certification (Institute of Corporate Directors). Anne was drawn to join the CMHA NWV Board of Directors by a desire to volunteer with an organization in her community that advocates for improved mental health services as it touches so many lives. Anne has deep ties to her community, especially through her hidden painted rocks project on community hiking trails which are a real hit with the area children!
Nick Argue, Treasurer, and Finance, Audit & Risk Committee Chair
Nick Argue is Chief Financial Officer for the Strongman Group, a North Vancouver based commercial real estate and investment company. Nick provides strategic financial leadership and asset management for the Strongman Group and its various real estate investment companies under management. Prior to joining the Strongman Group, Nick was Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP in Vancouver and spent 14 years as a business advisor to clients and their Board of Directors, primarily in the real estate industry. Nick has a wide breadth of financial and governance skills developed over many years of advising global organizations. Nick has international experience from working for two years each in London, UK, and Auckland, New Zealand. Nick is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and earned his B.Comm. from Queen’s University. Nick is a North Vancouver resident and is passionate about improving mental health in the community. Nick is personally connected to the CMHA vision of Mentally Healthy People in a Healthy Society in remembrance of several friends who had their lives end prematurely due to mental illness. In his spare time, Nick plays hockey, golf and is a volunteer coach with North Shore Girls Soccer Club.
Maureen Lee, Director
Maureen has a longstanding commitment to the field of mental health. A West Vancouver District Principal, Maureen is also pursuing her PhD in Educational Psychology at SFU while serving her community as a counsellor in private practice. Maureen’s clinical skills and combined knowledge of child and youth development have made her a powerful advocate for social justice. Maureen accepted her position on the CMHA NWV Board of Directors enthusiastically and is very proud of the organization’s commitment to improving the area of Youth Mental Health. Over her term with the CMHA NWV Board of Directors, Maureen hopes to reduce the stigma around mental health. When she isn’t championing the cause of improved mental health, you can find her out for a run or hitting the North Shore slopes!
Tracey Evans, Director
Tracey is the current Director of Human Resources at the Knowledge Network Corporation. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge in human resources, fundraising for registered charities, and leadership that will help CMHA NWV in their strategic planning and development. Tracey has volunteered on several Boards and Committees and has been involved in many fundraising events including, Seymour Golf and Country Club charity events, and the PGA Tour. Tracey recognizes the value of the services offered by CMHA NWV and was drawn to joining the Board of Directors to apply her fundraising experience to expand the fundraising initiatives of CMHA NWV. In her downtime, Tracey loves to watch, play, and chat about golf and has even found it to be a great vehicle for fundraising.
Edwin Fok , Director
Edwin’s professional career includes executive leadership experience from large public multi-million-dollar organizations where he led teams spanning Canada, US, China, and Mexico to small owner-managed high-growth private companies. His diverse background includes entertainment, tourism, technology, manufacturing, and professional services industries. His experience also includes leading M&A activity and raising equity capital financing for a venture backed start up. Edwin obtained his Financial Management Diploma from BCIT, his Bachelor of Administration Degree from Lakehead University, and his MBA from SFU. Edwin is also a CPA, CGA. Edwin is currently a board member of St. Thomas More Collegiate and is the Chief Financial Officer at IBC Technologies Inc.
Ahmad Soleiman-Panah, Director
Ahmad Soleiman- Panah believes strongly in destigmatizing mental health challenges. Ahmad was drawn to serving on the CMHA NWV Board of Directors through his own experiences and the experiences of friends whom he saw struggle with mental health. After witnessing the challenges faced by people close to him, Ahmad is determined to do his part to help others to access much needed services and to know that they are not alone. In addition to lived experience, Ahmad brings with him a strong financial background to CMHA NWV as a Financial Advisor at Nicola Wealth. His combination of lived experience and financial expertise will help to ensure the future success of CMHA NWV and continue to build a strong and sustainable financial foundation.
When Ahmad is not crunching the financial report numbers, he is busy brushing up on his baseball stats as one of BC’s biggest Blue Jays fans!
Jas Dhillon- Secretary
Jas brings an integral combination of experience and heart to her role on the Board of Directors. Through her role as Branch Manager at Vancity, Jas has gained valuable experience in a people centric approach to program and service delivery. Personally, Jas, like so many in our community, has lived experience with Mental Health and is passionate about ensuring that everyone can access the supports they need and to break the stigma surrounding Mental Health. Jas hopes to support CMHA NWV to become the ‘Go To’ resource for mental health awareness and services on the North Shore. When she isn’t busy advocating for Mental Health awareness in the community, Jas can be found diving into a good book or walking her adorable Husky named Xena!
Julie Menten, Director