Canadian Board


Canadian Board

Opportunity International Canada’s Board of Directors are a committed team of professionals who provide their expertise, time, and resources to enable us to achieve our mission of empowering people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children’s futures and their communities.

John Mach

Chair, Board of Directors, Opportunity International Canada

Wally Budgell

CEO, The Norlee Group

Oricel Caminero

Leadership Development Trainer & Consultant

Jackie Dinsmore

Co-Managing Partner, Caravel Law

Crae Garrett

Principal, New Wine Ventures, Inc.

Sonya Grypma

PhD: Adjunct Professor, UBC

Gary Nissen

President, Canadian Avatar Investments Ltd.

Heiner Ophardt

Ophardt Hygiene Technologies Inc.

Stan Pauls

Decor Cabinets Ltd.

Lisa Owen-Struthers

Director, Not For Profit

Paul Verhoeff

President, Verhoeff Group of Companies

Stephen Verhoeff

Principal, VGC Services Inc.