Our People

Board of Directors

Legally and morally responsible for all activities of the agency, the Board of Directors determines policy, approves the budget, and identifies program goals to ensure a sustainable future for the society. It is comprised of representatives from each of our partnering police agencies, as well as seven civilians.

2019-2023 Strategic Directions

Julie Adams
Civilian, President
Michael Thackray
Civilian, Vice President
James Ridge
Civilian, Treasurer
Sgt. Sherry Walsh
Saanich Police Department, Secretary
Cst. Kirstin Stuart
Oak Bay Police Department
Sgt. Nigel Smallwood
Central Saanich Police Service
Cpl. Andres Sanchez
Sidney/North Saanich RCMP
Sgt. Kari Cochrane
Victoria Police Department
Capt. Derek Andriatz
Military Police Unit Esquimalt
Cst. Meighan Massey
West Shore RCMP
Randeep Tut
Civilian
Roni Pagliuso
Civilian
Shauna Filgate-Smith
Civilian

We are currently seeking one civilian volunteer for our GVPVS board at this time. See our ‘Volunteer’ page under the ‘Opportunities’ section for more information.

Victim Services is made up a group of dedicated, passionate, caring and professional individuals including:

Staff

We have a team of professionals including victim service workers, crisis response workers, a Court Support Program Coordinator, and administrative support, all under the leadership of the Executive Director. For more information about working at Victim Services, please see our “Opportunities” section.

Victim Services is a certified Living Wage employer.