July 7, 1999: Capilano College announces its 1999/2000 Foundation board

      July 7, 1999
      Contact: Lana Robinson
      (604) 984-1765

      Five new directors were elected to the Capilano College Foundation board at its recent annual general meeting.

      Nilusha Alibhai, Scotia Bank and Trust manager, Park Royal branch; Pat Dejong, area sales manager, Bank of Montreal, West Vancouver and Squamish; West Vancouver community leader, Jan Hlynsky; Iqbal Tejpar, regional director, CT Private Investment Counsel; and Anna Lee Boulton, Advising Centre supervisor at Capilano College.

      Newly-elected as president is former Capilano College faculty member, StanleyFeingold, creative director of The Eyes Multimedia Inc. Other committee membersinclude: past president F. Allan Taylor, president and CEO of Prudential-Sussex Realty and Sussex Realty Corporation; Foundation vice president W. Gordon Lancaster; treasurer Gain Yee Mah, senior vice president, Corporate Development, Money’sMushrooms Ltd.; secretary Dr. Greg Lee, Capilano College president; member-at-large Shari Graydon.

      Continuing as directors are: Daryl J. Collier, managing partner, Ratcliff and Company; Capilano College ESL instructor Nicholas Collins; Dr. David Fung, president and managing director, ACDEG International; T.A. (Drew) Hockin, vice president and manager, Hongkong Bank of Canada, North Vancouver; Shamshad Jaffer, realtor, Sutton Group West Coast Realty; Joe Hooker, business development manager, Seanix Technology; and representing Squamish, retired mathematics instructor, VernaJones.

      Foundation directors are collectively responsible for soliciting, receiving and managing donations for Capilano College. They develop programs and activities to increase fundraising, volunteer involvement and financial support. During the 98/99 year, the Foundation raised $1,234,183, which will go toward supporting student success at CapilanoCollege.