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Our Governance Committee


The Governance Committee provides strategic direction, steers and integrates the work of the project, is responsible for final results and will assist in driving future recommendations. Many of the members’ respective organizations also contributed resources and tools to the site. 

The Governance Committee Members are:

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TAP Network

Stephanie Hollingshead, CEO

Kathy Gibson, Senior Consultant and Project Manager for the D&I Tech Project

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First Nations Technology Council

Lauren Kelly, Director of Sector Transformation

Immigrant Employment Council of BC

Patrick MacKenzie, CEO


Tina Strehlke, CEO

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The Presidents Group
  • Micaela Evans, Marketing and Communications Specialist


Province of British Columbia

Susannah Machelak, Senior Program Manager, Sector Partnerships, Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training (ex-officio)


Tara Kemes, General Manager Cinesite and Board Member at QMUNITY

Vancouver Economic Commission


Bryan Buggey, Director, Strategic Initiatives and Sector Development

Shivam Kishore, Manager, Technology Sector Growth & Strategy – Emerging Tech & SaaS


HUB Contributors


The EDI&B Resource Hub was made possible because of the valuable content contributions from EDI&B leaders and Tech firms across the Province of British Columbia, Canada, and beyond. 

The following organizations helped our team in either the curation of the amazing EDI&B resources and tools you’ll find on the HUB or the design of the site itself:


If we’ve missed a contributing partner, or you have something to share - let us know! You can reach us at