Board Members

Jennifer Furry

President

Although a native Victorian, as I married a career naval officer, I have lived much of my life away from Victoria.  Living away from here makes you appreciate it all the more and it was important when we were posted back to Victoria that I volunteer in the community I was so happy to return… READ MORE

Jim Pullan

Jim Pullan

Board Member

Outside Help Fill A Dream Jim is a Transit Operator for BC Transit and Financial Secretary for Unifor 333BC, at Help Fill A Dream you’ll find him volunteering just about everywhere! BC Transit are longtime supporters of Help Fill A Dream and Jim first got involved through payroll deductions when he started working with them… READ MORE

Tony Baldo

Anthony Baldo

Board Member

Anthony is an Assistant Warden at Correctional Services Canada. He joined the Help Fill A Dream Board nine years ago after he was “introduced to this wonderful organization by a past board member. I am so grateful she did.” You’ll find Anthony assisting in the many community events. “The most satisfaction I receive is connecting… READ MORE

Denyse Koo

Denyse Koo

Board Member

Outside of Help Fill A Dream Denyse works at Emergency Management BC and also volunteers for Scouts Canada. You will very often find her working the setting up the Silent Auctions at events like Golf for Kids, Taking it to the Street and the Grizzlies Game Night. She first became involved with Help Fill A… READ MORE

Pam Chandla

Board Member

As well as volunteering on the Board you’ll find Pam at many Help Fill A Dream events. “The TC10K Help Fill A Dream water station is one of my favorite events. It happens to always fall around my daughter Jaanvi’s birthday, so we have made it a part of her birthday tradition. She has been… READ MORE

Ron Heal

Treasurer

I am the very proud father of four amazing children and enjoy spending time with them in all of their activities. As a life long resident of Victoria, I am very passionate about our community and am very excited about joining the Board of Help Fill A Dream Foundation for this reason. My career has… READ MORE

Steve Pearce

Board Member

Steve is a Commercial Insurance Producer at SeaFirst Insurance Brokers. As well as volunteering on the Board Steve is involved in various events as a sponsor and participant, such as Taking it to the Streets, The Grizzlies Game Night, The Local Black Hawks Men’s Hockey Team Fundraisers, as an AGM Sponsor, and as a volunteer… READ MORE

Scott Wilson

Secretary

I am a certified financial planner specializing in Group Retirement plans with the largest financial institution in Canada. My work allowed me to travel to this beautiful Island and meet a variety of people. Working with Help Fill A Dream is important to me because of the direct impact that it has for families on… READ MORE

Staff Members

Tracey Trousdell

Tracey Trousdell

Program Manager

Craig Smith

Executive Director

The chance to offer real help to children and their families during their greatest time of need motivates me every day. I enjoy camping, sailing, biking and hiking all of the beautiful trails on Vancouver Island – especially in the Parksville area – dragon boating and pretending I am a master chef. I have hiked… READ MORE

Janine Boomer

Program Manager

As the program manager, I have the exciting job of helping make children’s dreams a reality. I have lived on Vancouver Island my whole life and I am a proud mother of two. In my free time I enjoy reading a good book, walking on the beach, playing Canasta and spending time with family and… READ MORE

Doug Thompson

Finance Manager