Leadership

BC & Yukon Branch Leadership

Executive Team

Pia Schindler, Executive Director
Deborah Tucker, Senior Director of Communications & Marketing
Heather Johnson, Director of Programs
Marie Hesse, Director, Community Initiatives
Ramya Hosak, Director, Philanthropy

Staff

Patient Services / Information and Referral
Heather Johnson
Director of Programs
Phone: 604-558-6879
heather.johnson@kidney.ca 

Kate Chong
Manager, Patient Services
Phone: 604-558-6877
kate.chong@kidney.ca

Fund Development / Community Initiatives
Marie Hesse
Director, Community Initiatives
Tel: 604-558-6880
marie.hesse@kidney.ca 

Brenda Dondo
Manager, Community Initiatives
Tel: 604-558-6887
brenda.dondo@kidney.ca

Randy Spensley
Engagement Officer - Vancouver Island
Tel: 778-971-0300
randy.spensley@kidney.ca

Fund Development / Donations
Ramya Hosak
Director, Philanthropy
Tel: 604-558-6873
ramya.hosak@kidney.ca 

Pam Bilusack
Manager of Development
Tel: 604-558-6876
pamela.bilusack@kidney.ca

Marketing & Communications
Deborah Tucker
Senior Director of Communications & Marketing
Tel: 604-558-6882
deborah.tucker@kidney.ca

Barbara Valentine
Senior Manager, Marketing and Promotions
Executive Producer PLUGGED IN
Tel: 604-558-6883
barbara.valentine@kidney.ca

Michelle Mentore
Communications & Digital Marketing Specialist
Tel: 604-558-6884
michelle.mentore@kidney.ca 

Finance
Salim Jiwani
Accounting Analyst
Tel: 604-558-6878
salim.jiwani@kidney.ca

Administration
Kelly Zhang
Manager, Database and Office Administration
Tel: 604-558-6886
kelly.zhang@kidney.ca

Melissa Lackie
Administrative Assistance & Data Entry
Tel: 604-558-6870
melissa.lackie@kidney.ca

David Bancroft
Data Entry & Administrative Assistant 
Tel: 604-558-6872
david.bancroft@kidney.ca

Artisia Wong
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 604-558-6874
artisia.wong@kidney.ca

 



 

 

 

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