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
Shannon Perkins
Civilian, Vice President
Willa Forbes
Civilian, Treasurer
Sgt. Sherry Walsh
Saanich Police Department, Secretary
Oak Bay Police Department
Central Saanich Police Department
Cpt. Carrie Harding
Sidney/North Saanich RCMP
Sgt. Kari Cochrane
Victoria Police Department
Capt. Derek Andraitz
Military Police Unit Esquimalt
Cst. Meighan Massey
West Shore RCMP
Lauren Spears
Heather Macatee
Michael Thackray
James Ridge

For more information about volunteering on the Board of Directors, please check out our “Opportunities”.

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


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 Program Director. For more information about working at Victim Services, please see our “Opportunities” section.