Dedicated to our kids

We believe every child deserves the same opportunities in life, whatever their health challenges.

With a passionate team and an experienced board of directors, we’re dedicated to supporting every Island family, safeguarding the legacy of our beginnings.

Veronica Carroll CEO

Veronica Carroll

Chief Executive Officer

250 940 4950 ext 100

Coralie Stern

Director of Marketing and Communications (on leave)

Janet Rowe

Janet Rowe

Director of Finance, Operations, and IT

250 940 4950 ext 104

Anita Brassard

Director of Community Investment

250 940 4950 ext 105
Heather Jeliazkov

Heather Jeliazkov

Marketing and Communications Manager

250 940 4950 ext 102
Leadership & Legacy Giving Manager

Jane Evans

Leadership & Legacy Giving Manager

250 940 4950 ext 111
Maria Martens

Maria Martens

Capital Campaign Manager

250-940-4950 ext 117
Annual Giving Manager Michele McKenzie

Michele McKenzie

Annual Giving Manager

250 940 4950 ext 108

Christine Dionne

Development Officer, Donor Services

250 940 4950 ext 110

Jerry Ropchan

Finance Officer

250 940 4950 ext 114
Paige Jarvis - Creative Content Officer

Paige Jarvis

Creative Content Officer

250-940-4950 ext 109
Sarah Evans Digital Marketing Officer

Sarah Evans

Digital Marketing Officer

250 940 4950 ext 107
Aidan Johnston

Aidan Johnston

Fund Development Coordinator

250 940 4950 ext 106
Community Investment Project Coordinator - Aimee Kapil

Aimee Kapil

Community Investment Project Coordinator

250 940 4950 ext 116
Children's Health Foundation Maggie Hodge Kwan

Maggie Hodge Kwan

Community Liaison Coordinator

250 940 4950 ext 113

Kathy St. John

Executive Assistant to the CEO (on leave)

Bryan Thomson



Cory Herrera

Vice Chair

Provincial Public Servant (Retired)

Sandra Hudson

Sandra Hudson

Past Chair

President, Sandra Hudson Communications Inc.

Ian Wheatley


Children's Health Foundation Colleen Evans

Colleen Evans


City Councillor, City of Campbell River

Don Hubbard


President and CEO of Hubbard Consulting Ltd and Chairman of Atlas Engineered Products Ltd. (AEP.V)

Leah Mack

Leah Mack


Lawyer, Mack & Company Law

Owen Matthews


General Partner, Wesley Clover

Doug McCorquodale


Owner, Pacificus Biological Services

Dr. Megan McFadden


Shoreline Orthodontics

Board member Paul Murray

Paul Murray


Principal Consultant, Brentwood Advisory Group

Dr. Norgrove Penny


Orthopaedic Surgeon

Pat Schneider


President, Macro Consulting

Joanne Schroeder

Joanne Schroeder


Former Executive Director at the Comox Valley Child Development Association (Retired)