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Board of Directors

Planning for the Board's succession is an ongoing activity. For information on our Board Recruitment Process, please download our outlining document.

Current Board of Directors for the year 2016/2017:

Troy Dungate

Chair

Troy was born and raised in Prince George. He is a graduate of the University of Victoria’s Bachelor of Commerce program and the University of Saskatchewan’s Bachelor of Law program. Troy has previously managed offices focusing in business development in Prince George, Langley, Victoria and Vancouver for TD Waterhouse. He now practices law with his family at their Prince George based law firm.

Murray Carlson

Vice Chair

Murray has been with Community Futures since 2004. His business knowledge and progressive approach has been a great asset to CF-FFG.

Sherry Sethen

SE Chair

Sherry has always asked what she can do for her community, not what her community can do for her. During Sherry’s 17.5 years as the Director of the Prince George Chamber of Commerce and 10 years as Chair and trustee for School District 87, she as also served as a committee chair on the Northern Lights College board, and is a dedicated member of the board of health fighting for equal health services for her community. Whether working as Justice of the Peace or managing a business, Sherry always brings courage of conviction and a genuine belief that she has something to offer to each endeavor.

Trent Gibson

Treasurer

Trent moved to Prince George from Edmonton in 2014 with his wife and two kids and has been with Community Futures since 2016. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and is a partner with DMC Chartered Professional Accountants Incorporated, with a focus on small and medium sized enterprises. Prior to moving to Prince George, Trent’s work experience includes working internationally with large public companies as well as working in industry for a western Canadian insurance company.

Dave Forshaw

Dave Forshaw has been a resident of Mackenzie since 1972, and has served as a District Municipal Councilor as well as past president of the Northern Interior Mining Group, representing the mining service companies of our region. Dave is a long time prospector of the mining industry in BC, and in particular the Northern Central region. Dave joined the CF-FFG Board as a Director in the spring of 2010.

Andru McCracken

Andru McCracken got to know the transformative power of Community Futures in 2001, when he went through the self-employment benefit program while starting an independent newspaper in Valemount. In 2007 he started working at Valemount’s independent community television station and helped transform its content and its technology. In 2011 he was elected Mayor of Valemount and used his position to empower his community to move forward. He has worked as a communication consultant for Valemount Glacier Destinations Resort Limited, and takes no small amount of pride in the province’s recent approval of its Master Plan. McCracken is a student of high functioning volunteer boards. He loves meetings that tap the potential of directors. He loves strategizing to solve seemingly impossible problems (currently: how to have an amazing career without leaving Valemount). In 2016 he and his wife built a Passive Home on a quiet residential street in Valemount and recently had their first child. Currently McCracken is founding Valemount Magazine. He is a professional photographer, a very busy father and husband of an enterprising newspaper owner. McCracken believes that entrepreneurialism is a key ingredient in creating thriving communities and is honoured to serve on Community Futures British Columbia.

Steve Sullivan

Rebecca Reid

Rebecca moved to Prince George in 2008 after a rather nomadic upbringing and youth – she’s lived in communities around BC as well as in New Zealand. She has a BA in Communications and a Certificate in Community Economic Development from Simon Fraser University, and is the Programs Planner for the School of Trades & Technologies at CNC. Rebecca is passionate about education, supporting the local economy, and citizen engagement. She also has mischievous twin boys who continuously challenge everything she thinks she knows.

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