How we give Community Boards Thompson Okanagan

How we made a difference in 2017

$300K Budget allocated
31 Local charities
Sean Pihl (Chair)
Principal, Pihl Law Corporation

A member of the TELUS Thompson Okanagan Community Board since 2011, Sean Pihl was named Chair in 2014.  Raised in the Okanagan Valley before moving to Vancouver and later Halifax, Sean attended Dalhousie Law School where he obtained his Bachelor of Laws and was called to the Bar in 1997.  He has appeared at the Provincial, Supreme and Appellate Court levels, in addition to his extensive arbitration and mediation experience. Sean practices exclusively in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex personal injury litigation and employment law.

Passionate about giving back, Sean focuses his volunteer efforts primarily on community and professional development. He was previously a board director of the School District #23 Student Assistance Association; President of the Canadian Mental Health Association (Kelowna Branch); Treasurer of the Kelowna Junior Chamber of Commerce; and President of the Kelowna Bar Association. Sean is also Past Chair and founder of the Canadian Bar Association’s Okanagan Civil Litigation Section.  He is a volunteer lecturer at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus) and has presented at educational seminars on a variety of legal topics.

Steve Jenkins (Vice Chair)
Steve Jenkins (Vice Chair)
General Manager, BC Interior South, TELUS
Terry Armstrong
Terry Armstrong
Publisher, The Okanagan Valley Newspaper Group
Michael J. Ballingall
Michael J. Ballingall
Senior Vice President, Big White Ski Resort
Patricia Bauer
Patricia Bauer
President, TELUS Community Ambassadors Club - Kamloops
Bert Braybrook
Bert Braybrook
Director, Royal Inland Hospital Foundation Board
Warren Carr
Warren Carr
Business Development Director, TELUS
Tim Draper
Tim Draper
Vice President, Sales, Business Solutions West, TELUS
Josh Dueck
Josh Dueck
Professional Athlete, Coach, Mentor and Motivational Speaker
Wendy Heshka
Wendy Heshka
Director of Communications, City of Kamloops
Mark Kay
Mark Kay
Senior Counsel, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)
Anne Kirkpatrick
Anne Kirkpatrick
CFRE, Development Officer, Okanagan College Foundation
Brangwen Mooney
Brangwen Mooney
Local Market Execution Manager - BC Interior, TELUS
Alison Moscrop
Alison Moscrop
Mortgage Underwriter, Paradigm Mortgages
Jennifer Park
Jennifer Park
Community Affairs Manager, TELUS
Diane Paterson
Diane Paterson
Retired Manager, Gift Planning, KGH Foundation
Bobbe Sherman
Bobbe Sherman
Youth Representative and Student, Okanagan College
Brad Sieben
Brad Sieben
Councillor, Kelowna City Council
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