Contact & Team


Although we are mostly working from home offices, we would love to hear from you.  Please call, email or fill out the contact form. Thank you for your interest in the West Vancouver Foundation – inspiring local philanthropy since 1979.



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Alexandra Pearson

Alexandra Pearson

Director of Finance and Fund Administration

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Barbara McMillan

Director of Donor Relations and Community Engagement

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Denise Howell

Director of Grants and Communications

Rebecca Johnson

Rebecca Johnson

Executive Assistant and Office Manager



We always appreciate helping hands, particularly at events. Your contribution of time and talent helps to make a meaningful difference to our events and our work. Volunteering for the foundation often involves supporting fundraising efforts. Experience isn’t always necessary – we value warmth, professionalism and commitment.

If you wish to volunteer, please contact us at:


Seeking Volunteer BOARD MEMBERS

Are you a community-minded professional, wanting to make a lasting impact on the North Shore and seeking a volunteer role that will utilize your experience and knowledge while helping those in North and West Vancouver?  The West Vancouver Foundation (WVF) is a community foundation, founded in 1979 by a group of local residents that wanted to inspire and steward local philanthropy. We are seeking nominations for two (2) individuals, with a passion for community-building, to join the volunteer Board of Directors. We are seeking those with current expertise and experience in Finance or Investments. See the full description.


We are a certified Living Wage employer. We meet or exceed the Living Wage rate within Metro Vancouver for all our direct and contract staff.