How we made a difference in 2017
A member of TELUS’ corporate board for 15 years, Mel Cooper has been guiding the TELUS Victoria Community Board as chair since 2007. His community leadership roles include the 1986 World’s Fair in Vancouver and the Victoria Commonwealth Games.
During his 56-year broadcasting career, Mel was named BC Broadcast Citizen of the Year, BC Broadcaster of the Year, and was President of the BC Association of Broadcasters. Mel is a former Honourary Director and Special Advisor to the David Foster Foundation. He is also the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Victoria’s Leadership Awards and the United Way of Greater Victoria.