Board of Directors
Oncore Seniors Society is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Our Board consists of community leaders with a wide range of skills and a shared passion for providing affordable housing. Our Board is always looking for leaders interested in furthering the society’s vision.
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Board of Directors
Mona is a Commercial Real Estate Agent, and currently works with MCM Real Estate Ltd. She has over 30 years of experience in Real Estate and over 25 years of experience in Property Management.
Doug has been a practicing lawyer in the Kamloops area since 1985, with a focus on business, corporate, commercial, finance, and real estate law. He has also been an instructor for the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology since 1986, teaching Business Law and Economics.
Garry is semi-retired, with 40 years experience as a businessman. For the last 9 years he has been working as an accountant in the Kamloops area. Garry has been with the Oncore Seniors Society Board of Directors since 2009 and served as the Chairman from 2011 to 2020.
Terry has concluded a 40-year career as a General Practitioner. He has worked throughout Kamloops in a variety of medical settings from being the Medical Director at the extended care hospital to assisting in the walk-in clinics. Terry had previously been a member on the Board assisting with the development of RiverBend Prince George. Terry rejoined the Oncore Seniors Society Board in 2022.
Cathy has concluded a 35-year career as a healthcare administrator. Her professional career was focused on nutrition and food service administration, and then broadened to community health programs in the last 12 years. Post retirement she has continued to volunteer and is also on the Board of the Sun Peaks Health Association. Cathy joined the Oncore Seniors Society Board in 2022.
Les recently concluded a 40-year career in facilities management and capital projects, including 20 years on the leadership team at Thompson Rivers University. He was raised in Kamloops, then went on to higher education at UBC. Les joined the board of Oncore Seniors Society in 2022.
Five years prior to retirement Cindy transitioned to advocating and working with seniors through Oncore Seniors Society. As the General Manager for RiverBend and Mayfair Manors she became involved in the development of the Prince George RiverBend community. Prior to this she worked 26 years for the Federal and Provincial governments and related community contracts. Cindy joined the Board in 2023.
Shirley has been an active member of the Kamloops community for years. In 1989 she joined Community Futures Thompson Country as their Community Economic Development Coordinator, a position she held until retirement in 2016. In addition, she served as an elected City Councillor for the City of Kamloops from 1988 to 1999. Since her retirement she has served as a Director for the Low Income Seniors Rental Society (Ponderosa Place) and as a member of her Strata Council for Sahali Estates. Shirley joined the Board in 2023.
David is a retired emergency physician and senior medical administrator who has previously worked for the Interior Health Authority, the Saskatoon Health Region and Physicians of Saskatchewan. He is currently an elections administrator at the federal and local levels, as well as a volunteer with Kamloops Emergency Support Services. David joined the Board in 2023.
Bill has been a member of the Barriere Chamber of Commerce for many years. In addition he has been a Board member and Chair for multiple organizations including the Barriere Improvement District, T.W.R.D, and community futures. Bill joined the Board in 2023.
Jay has been a member of our Board of Directors one and off for many years. Prior to his retirement he spent thirty five years preparing budgets and achieving strategic plans in hotels varying in size from 15 to 2,000 rooms. Jay rejoined the Board in 2023.