Board of DirectorsRoderick D. Dewar, Chair
(Southern Vancouver Island appointment area)
Rod Dewar of Victoria offers an extensive transportation and operating background to the Board of the B.C. Ferry Authority as retired President and CEO of Island Savings Credit Union, former Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of British Columbia Automobile Association and former Vice President of Airports, North America for Canadian Airlines. Mr. Dewar also serves on the Boards of the Victoria Airport Authority, NEI Investments Inc. and Vice Chair of BC Life & Casualty/Pacific Blue Cross . He also chairs the Bayview Place/Island Savings Open PGA golf tournament.
Yuri L. Fulmer
Yuri Fulmer is the Chairman of Fulmer Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on small and mid-cap investing. Companies in the diverse portfolio have, on numerous occasions, been named in the Profit 100 among Canada's fastest growing private companies. Active in the community, he serves on the board of United Way Centraide Canada and is a Honourary Governor of the Vancouver Foundation. Mr. Fulmer was recognized as one of Canada’s Top Forty Under 40 in 2008, was a recipient of the BC Community Achievement Award in 2010, the Spirit of Vancouver Award in 2011 and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Citing his “dynamic entrepreneurship and committed volunteerism” he was awarded the Order of British Columbia in 2010, the Province’s highest honour.
Robin W. Kenyon
Robin Kenyon is a Partner and Co-Manager of Kenyon Wilson Professional Land Surveyors and Development Consultants. Active in the community, he served six years as a provincial appointee and Chair of Vancouver Island University Board of Governors. Mr. Kenyon holds a Diploma in Survey Technology from the BC Institute of Technology and a Certificate in Site Planning from the University of British Columbia. In addition, he is a Commissioned BC Land Surveyor and Canada Lands Surveyor.
Fiona L. Macdonald
Fiona Macdonald was a Managing Director of a global professional services firm, now Willis Towers Watson, where she led practice groups in Canada and the United States. Ms. Macdonald is a recognized expert in executive compensation and governance. She serves on the board of GMP Capital, a financial services firm listed on the TSX, and is a member of its Management Resources and Compensation Committee and its Governance and Nominating Committee. Ms. Macdonald is the Chair of the BC Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors, an organization focused on increasing director knowledge and organizational governance. She has a B.A. and M.B.A., both from the University of British Columbia, and is an ICD.D.
Shirley J. Mathieson
Shirley Mathieson is retired from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). She began working for British Columbia Ferry Corporation in the summer of 1967 and continued every summer and for a gap year while attending the University of British Columbia. She returned to BC Ferries in 1973 and became an active union member. Ms. Mathieson was elected President of the newly-formed BC Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union (BCFMWU) in 1977. During this period, she also served on the Executive of the BC Federation of Labour. After leaving the BCFMWU, she went on to work as a Staff Representative for the Hospital Employees’ Union. In 1992, she became a National Representative with CUPE. Ms. Mathieson has served on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Marine Training Institute and on the Board of Governors of the BC Institute of Technology.
Randolph K. Morriss
(Central Vancouver Island & Northern Georgia Strait appointment area)
Randy Morriss is retired after a 37-year career in the Canadian Armed Forces and the federal public service. During his public service career, he held increasingly responsible positions with National Defence, the Treasury Board Secretariat, Agriculture Canada, and Transport Canada. While with Transport Canada, he was Director of the federal ferry services subsidy program and Director General of Transport Canada’s national port program. After retiring, Mr. Morriss was appointed first to a three-member task force enquiring into the transportation and industrial relations issues related to the movement of containers at British Columbia lower mainland ports. He then served as a director of the Nanaimo Port Authority from 2008-2011. Until June 2012, he volunteered as leader of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary marine search and rescue unit at French Creek. Mr. Morriss holds a B.A. and M.A. from McMaster University, is a Member of the Order of Military Merit, and was awarded the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal in 2003.
Michael W. Pucci
(Northern Coastal and North Island appointment area)
Michael Pucci is Superintendent of Compliance and Administration for Maher Terminals Holding Corp. which operates one of the fastest growing and most efficient container terminals in North America. Previously, Mr. Pucci was in business development for Community Futures of the Pacific Northwest, a non-profit fund, lending to entrepreneurs. Born and raised in Prince Rupert, Mr. Pucci has served two terms on the municipality’s Board of Variance and currently sits on the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
(Southern Mainland appointment area)
Sandra Stoddart-Hansen, a resident of the Sunshine Coast, is President of The Ballantree Consulting Group Ltd., a company she established in 1995. In her consulting practice, she has worked with a wide range of local, national and international clients in the transportation sector. Ms. Stoddart-Hansen served as President of Alpha Aviation and also held the position of Vice President and General Manager for Hill & Knowlton British Columbia. Prior to her consulting career, Ms. Stoddart-Hansen worked as Vice President of Human Resources at BC’s Children’s and Women’s hospitals. Early in her career, Ms. Stoddart-Hansen worked for the Federal Government in Ottawa including a position as Director General of Human Resources for the Department of Justice. Ms. Stoddart-Hansen has served on a number of Boards including serving as Chair for Dress for Success and Chair of the British Columbia Aviation Council.
Paul L. Williams
Paul Williams is a business strategy and marketing consultant. Previously, Mr. Williams oversaw business development and strategy for Scott Construction Group and Paradigm Environmental Technologies. He was the Vice President of Business Strategy and Marketing for Progressive Solutions Inc., the Director of Marketing for Stantec Consulting and the Senior Director of Strategic Solutions and Acquisitions of Western Canada for Bell. Active in his community, Mr. Williams was a board member for Junior Achievement of British Columbia and a committee member for the Canadian Liver Foundation.